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LGBT Rights in Lebap region

The laws displayed for Lebap are the same as Turkmenistan.
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Male illegal, female legal
    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
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
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History

Homosexual activity in Lebap

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Homosexual activity in Lebap is male illegal, female legal.

Current status
Since 1998
Male illegal, female legal
up to 2 years imprisonment
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Same-sex marriage in Lebap

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Same-sex marriage in Lebap is not legal.

Current status
Since May 18, 1992
Not legal
Marriage is not recognized. However, it is implied to be illegal for male as male homosexuality is illegal.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Lebap

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Lebap is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Lebap is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No Rules in Place.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Lebap

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Lebap

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LGBT discrimination in Lebap is no protections.

Current status
Since May 18, 1992
No protections
As male homosexuality is illegal, there are no protection for LGBTQ+ populations (including women and other gender identities)
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LGBT employment discrimination in Lebap

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LGBT employment discrimination in Lebap is no protections.

Current status
Since May 18, 1992
No protections
haven't decriminalized homosexuality yet. Tolerance of the lgbt community is slowly coming.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Lebap

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LGBT housing discrimination in Lebap is no protections.

Current status
Since May 18, 1992
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
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Same-sex adoption in Lebap

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Same-sex adoption in Lebap is single only.

Current status
Single only
NO laws for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Lebap

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Serving openly in military in Lebap is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No laws for LGBT people to serve in military.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Lebap

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Blood donations by MSMs in Lebap is legal.

Current status
Legal
Under being provided by the British red cross and under the Turkish Red Crescent.
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Conversion therapy in Lebap

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Conversion therapy in Lebap is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Lebap

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Equal age of consent in Lebap is unequal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2014
Unequal
Set age of 16 years for same sexual activity between women and for heterosexual sexual activity. However male same sexual activity is illegal
Sources:
"NGO Submission In Connection with Turkmenistan's Mid-Term Reporting On the Implementation of the 2018 UPR Recommendations (Third Cycle)"
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