Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✖ State-enforced
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Gender-Affirming Care
    ✖ Restricted
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    Unknown
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Sudan

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Homosexual activity in Sudan is illegal (up to life in prison as punishment).

Current status
Since Jul 2020
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
5 years in prison for the first offense. Third time offenders are punishable by life in prison.
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1991–Jul 2020
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Homosexuality under the third conviction can result in the death penalty. This was later removed in 2020 following the revolution.
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Same-sex marriage in Sudan

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Same-sex marriage in Sudan is banned.

Current status
Since Feb 1, 1991
Banned
Homosexuality is not legal in Sudan.
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Sudan

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Sudan is state-enforced.

Current status
State-enforced
No laws in place in Sudan .

As of my last update in September 2021, Sudan had a history of censorship and discrimination against the LGBT community. Homosexuality was criminalised under Islamic sharia law
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Right to change legal gender in Sudan

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Right to change legal gender in Sudan is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
There is no legislation to recognize a legal gender change in Sudan.
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Gender-affirming care in Sudan

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Gender-affirming care in Sudan is restricted.

Current status
Since 1990
Restricted
In 1990, Sudan legalized sterilization, which de facto meant legalizing sex reassignment surgery, however, medical records regarding transsexualism had to be obtained abroad.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Sudan

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Sudan is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
No legal recognition.
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LGBT discrimination in Sudan

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LGBT discrimination in Sudan is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1956
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Sudan

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LGBT employment discrimination in Sudan is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1956
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Sudan

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LGBT housing discrimination in Sudan is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1956
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
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Same-sex adoption in Sudan

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Same-sex adoption in Sudan is single only.

Current status
Single only
No restrictions. however no laws in place for same sex couples.
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Intersex infant surgery in Sudan

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Intersex infant surgery in Sudan is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Sudan

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Serving openly in military in Sudan is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Mandatory military service does not equate tolerance for open homosexuality, nor does it account for a system of 'filtering' LGBT concerns.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
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Blood donations by MSMs in Sudan

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Blood donations by MSMs in Sudan is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Conversion therapy in Sudan

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Conversion therapy in Sudan is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Sudan.
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Equal age of consent in Sudan

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Equal age of consent in Sudan is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Age of consent is not applicable because homosexuality is illegal in Sudan.
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