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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✖ Imprisonment as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    N/A
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    N/A
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
Suggest Public Opinion Data

By The Numbers

98%
of people think Saudi Arabia is unsafe for LGBT people

History

Homosexual activity in Saudi Arabia

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Homosexual activity in Saudi Arabia is illegal (death penalty as punishment).

Current status
Since Sep 23, 1932
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
While Saudi Arabia has no specific law banning homosexuality, it does use Sharia law as a framework. Punishment for those who are convicted varies between flogging and imprisonment.

Those who are convicted twice face an automatic execution. Under Saudi Arabian interpretation of Sharia, a Non Muslim male who engages sexual relations with a Muslim male could face the Capital Punishment , married men who have sex with another men could also face execution by stoning for the offense of adultery . While sex between Muslim men is is sentenced by Flogging on the first offence. Second conviction merits execution.
Added by theFahad  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Saudi Arabia

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Same-sex marriage in Saudi Arabia is not legal.

Current status
Since Sep 23, 1932
Not legal
Not legal
Added by theFahad  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Sep 23, 1932–Jul 13, 2018
Unrecognized
no laws criminalizing in constitution or laws.
Sources:
Pink News
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Saudi Arabia

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Saudi Arabia is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Imprisonment as punishment
In Saudi Arabia, there are laws restricting freedom of Expression . While there is not a specific law that bans freedom of expression, a prominent number of figures have been sentenced to lashings , imprisonment due to promoting LGBTQ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Saudi Arabia

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Right to change legal gender in Saudi Arabia is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Sharia Law prohibits crossdressing.
Added by Muhammadaji2022  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Saudi Arabia

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Saudi Arabia is n/a.

Current status
N/A
A third gender isn't legally recognized.
Added by omalpau  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT discrimination in Saudi Arabia

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LGBT discrimination in Saudi Arabia is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 23, 1932
No protections
There are no protection from discrimination to LGBT people
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Sep 23, 1932–Jul 13, 2018
No protections
Discrimination is encouraged.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Saudi Arabia

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LGBT employment discrimination in Saudi Arabia is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 23, 1932
No protections
No protections
Added by vviet93  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Saudi Arabia

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LGBT housing discrimination in Saudi Arabia is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 23, 1932
No protections
No protections
Added by vviet93  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Saudi Arabia

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Same-sex adoption in Saudi Arabia is illegal.

Current status
Since Sep 23, 1932
Illegal
Not legal
Added by theFahad  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Serving openly in military in Saudi Arabia

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Serving openly in military in Saudi Arabia is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Sharia law prohibits LGBTQ+ personel to serve openly in the military.
Added by maddyksf  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Saudi Arabia

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Blood donations by MSMs in Saudi Arabia is n/a.

Current status
N/A
No laws against it but its Illegal to be LGBT in this country.
Added by omalpau  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Saudi Arabia

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Conversion therapy in Saudi Arabia is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not banned.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Saudi Arabia

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Equal age of consent in Saudi Arabia is n/a.

Current status
Since Sep 23, 1932
N/A
Extramarital sexual relations and homosexuality is illegal in Saudi Arabia
Added by vviet93  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Until Sep 23, 1932
N/A
Due to homosexual being ilegal, there is no age of consent for homosexuals.
Added by Ro_Guy  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log