Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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According to recent survey data, there appears to be strong opposition to LGBTQ+ rights in Togo.

History

Homosexual activity in Togo

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

Current status
Since Aug 13, 1980
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
1-3 years in prison, 100 000-500 000 cfa fine. Decriminalization pending
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Aug 13, 1980–Sep 1, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
1-3 years in prison ; fine between 100,000 and 500,000 CFA ( US 170- 870 dollars) Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Togo

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Same-sex marriage in Togo is banned.

Current status
Since Aug 13, 1980
Banned
Same sex marriage is not legal.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Togo

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Togo is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Togo is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No laws in place.
Sources:
There is no laws, thus no source.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Togo

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
There is no source for non-binary recognition in Togo.
Sources:
There are no sources.
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LGBT discrimination in Togo

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LGBT discrimination in Togo is no protections.

Current status
Since Aug 13, 1980
No protections
None exist in the criminal code.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Togo

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LGBT employment discrimination in Togo is no protections.

Current status
Since Aug 13, 1980
No protections
None exist.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Togo

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LGBT housing discrimination in Togo is no protections.

Current status
Since Aug 13, 1980
No protections
None exist.
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Same-sex adoption in Togo

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Same-sex adoption in Togo is single only.

Current status
Single only
According to the US Togo Adoption Website. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Togo

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Serving openly in military in Togo is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
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Blood donations by MSMs in Togo

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Blood donations by MSMs in Togo is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Togo

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Conversion therapy in Togo is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion therapy is not banned.
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Equal age of consent in Togo

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Equal age of consent in Togo is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
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LGBT Rights by Region

View the LGBT laws in each individual region of Togo.