1900 in LGBT Rights

In 1900, there were 5 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were changes made and in the following year. A total of 13 legal changes were made in the 1900s.

  • January 1
    Homosexual activity becomes illegal (death penalty as punishment).
    74 lashes for immature men and death penalty for mature men. 50 lashes for women. as well as life in prison. forth conviction is death penalty.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    None exist in the criminal code.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    No explicit protections. People are kicked out of their house if they are found out if they are lgbt.
  • Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    Same sex marriage is not recognized.