1930 in LGBT Rights

In 1930, there were 7 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 3 changes made and 5 in the following year. A total of 33 legal changes were made in the 1930s.

  • August 1
    Serving openly in military becomes legal.
    No laws restricting or criminalizing lgbt serving.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes ambiguous.
    Some through human rights institute for sexual orientation only.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    As homosexuality is currently illegal, discrimination against LGBT persons are legal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female uncertain.
    Article 162, 163 and 165 prohibits homosexuality and offender is punishable by from 5 to 14 years in prison. Female same-sexual activity not explicitly prohibited by law, LGBT women are not recognized. Decriminalization pending.
  • April 1
    Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female uncertain.
    8-14 years in prison. Not enforced since 2012.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Up to fourteen years imprisonment, with or without corporal punishment (public whippings) Decriminalization pending.