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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #36 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(96%) No
Yes (3%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #119 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(98%) Not a good place
Good place (1%)

History

Homosexual activity in Senegal

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Homosexual activity in Senegal is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Feb 1, 1966
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 319 is punishable by imprisonment of 1 to 5 years.
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Feb 1, 1966–Sep 19, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
One to five years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
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Same-sex marriage in Senegal

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Same-sex marriage in Senegal is not legal.

Current status
Since Feb 1, 1966
Not legal
Same sex marriage is not recognized especially since homosexuality is illegal
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Feb 1, 1966–Sep 7, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Senegal

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Senegal is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Senegal, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Senegal

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Right to change legal gender in Senegal is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
books.google.ca
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LGBT discrimination in Senegal

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LGBT discrimination in Senegal is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 1, 1966
No protections
As homosexual conduct is illegal, discrimination on the basis on sexual orientation or gender identity is legal under the law.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Senegal

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LGBT employment discrimination in Senegal is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 1, 1966
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Senegal

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LGBT housing discrimination in Senegal is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 1, 1966
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Senegal

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Same-sex adoption in Senegal is single only.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 2017
Single only
No restrictions. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Senegal

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Senegal is legal.

Current status
Legal
Nationwide.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Senegal

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Blood donations by MSMs in Senegal is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Senegal

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Conversion therapy in Senegal is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Senegal

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Equal age of consent in Senegal is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set age of 16 years.
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LGBT Rights by Region

View the LGBT laws in each individual region of Senegal.