1810s in LGBT Rights

Number of LGBT-related laws changed over time
  • (date unknown)
    Homosexual activity becomes illegal (other penalty).
    During the Partitions of Poland, the Polish state had ceased to exist and laws from other states were forced upon the lands. in 1945 Russia's penal code specified a punishment of forced resettlement to Siberia.
  • Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • January 1
    Saba,
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • Equal age of consent becomes equal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • Equal age of consent becomes equal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • (date unknown)
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
    1811 French invasion invalidated anti-sodomy statutes. In 1815 the Netherlands declared its independence and did not reintroduce anti-sodomy laws.