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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Unknown
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Somalia

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

Current status
Since Dec 16, 1962
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 409 of the Somali Penal Code, 1973, mentions that sexual intercourse with a partner of same sex is punishable, and may result in an imprisonment for 3 months to 3 years. But, in some Southern regions of Somalia, certain Islamic courts have imposed a death penalty for this, abiding by the Sharia law. In case of non serious offence, this reduces by one third.
Sources:
somalilandlaw.com/Penal_Cod…
"http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/02/24/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death/
refworld.org/cgi-bin/texis/…
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Same-sex marriage in Somalia

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Same-sex marriage in Somalia is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
Homosexuality is not legal in Somalia.
Sources:
"http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/02/24/here-are-the-10-countries-where-homosexuality-may-be-punished-by-death/
refworld.org/cgi-bin/texis/…
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Somalia

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Somalia is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Somalia is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Under Section 409 of the Somalia criminal Code for Somalia. Changes pending in Somaliland.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Somalia

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Somalia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Somalia

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LGBT discrimination in Somalia is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 16, 1962
No protections
Government just formed. One of the many countries that do not put on pride parade. As well the intense discrimination which make it impossible to improve conditions in Somalia or Somaliland.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Somalia

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LGBT employment discrimination in Somalia is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 16, 1962
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Somalia

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LGBT housing discrimination in Somalia is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 16, 1962
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Somalia

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Same-sex adoption in Somalia is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Somalia

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Somalia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Blood donations by MSMs in Somalia

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Blood donations by MSMs in Somalia is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Somalia

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Conversion therapy in Somalia is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Somalia

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Equal age of consent in Somalia is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set age of 18 years. Homosexuality is illegal.
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