1884 in LGBT Rights

In 1884, there were 1 recorded legal change made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were changes made and 3 in the following year. A total of 33 legal changes were made in the 1880s.

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    Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female legal.
    The Roman-Dutch law of the Cape Colony, including the sodomy offence, was applied to Basutoland (as Lesotho was then known) by a proclamation of the British High Commissioner in 1884 (exact date unknown).