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

Homosexual activity in Yemen

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

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1994
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
imprisonment plus physical violence
Added by robertshippey  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Yemen

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Same-sex marriage in Yemen is not legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1994
Not legal
Homosexuality is not legal in Yemen.
Added by danlev  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 1994–Sep 6, 2018
Unrecognized
Same sex activity is illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Yemen

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Yemen is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Yemen, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
Added by equaldex  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Yemen

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Right to change legal gender in Yemen is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Under the republic of Yemen. Missing non binary options.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Yemen

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Yemen

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LGBT discrimination in Yemen is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 29, 1994
No protections
Discrimination is legal in Yemen
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Yemen

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LGBT employment discrimination in Yemen is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 22, 1994
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Yemen

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LGBT housing discrimination in Yemen is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 22, 1994
No protections
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Yemen

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Same-sex adoption in Yemen is single only.

Current status
Single only
No other laws in place.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Yemen

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Yemen is legal.

Current status
Legal
Unofficial Don't Ask Don't Tell.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Yemen

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Blood donations by MSMs in Yemen is legal.

Current status
Legal
Under the Humanitarian Donating Act.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Yemen

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Conversion therapy in Yemen is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Yemen

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Equal age of consent in Yemen is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
homosexuality is illegal there. it has a marriage clause.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log


LGBT Rights by Municipality

View the LGBT laws in each individual municipality of Yemen.