1931 in LGBT Rights

In 1931, there were 5 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 15 changes made and 8 in the following year. A total of 44 legal changes were made in the 1930s.

  • November 1
    Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female legal.
    7-14 years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Not enforced.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes ambiguous.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    As homosexuality is illegal, there are no protections for this population.
  • January 1
    Equal age of consent becomes equal.
    Age of consent generally in Michigan is 16 to 17 years old, Law does not specifically LGBTQ people in the law. However it is equal for everyone, in the state of Michigan
  • (date unknown)
    Equal age of consent becomes equal.