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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Male illegal, female legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Sierra Leone

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Homosexual activity in Sierra Leone is male illegal, female legal.

Current status
Since 1861
Male illegal, female legal
Male homosexuality is technically punishable with life imprisonment but is rarely enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Sierra Leone

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Same-sex marriage in Sierra Leone is not legal.

Current status
Since 1861
Not legal
Same sex marriage is not legal
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Jan 1, 1861–Aug 1, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Sierra Leone

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Sierra Leone is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Sierra Leone is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown. Missing non binary options.
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LGBT discrimination in Sierra Leone

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LGBT discrimination in Sierra Leone is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Illegal in some contexts
Sexual orientation protection under the human rights institute.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Sierra Leone

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LGBT employment discrimination in Sierra Leone is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Sexual orientation discrimination protections under the human rights institute.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Sierra Leone

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LGBT housing discrimination in Sierra Leone is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Sierra Leone

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Sierra Leone is legal.

Current status
Legal
Homosexuality is currently illegal. No discrimination protections in place.
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Same-sex adoption in Sierra Leone

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Same-sex adoption in Sierra Leone is single only.

Current status
Single only
Legal. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Equal age of consent in Sierra Leone

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Equal age of consent in Sierra Leone is equal.

Current status
Equal
Under the Sexual Offenses Act 2012.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Sierra Leone

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Blood donations by MSMs in Sierra Leone is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Sierra Leone

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Conversion therapy in Sierra Leone is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
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LGBT Rights by Province

View the LGBT laws in each individual province of Sierra Leone.