1931 in LGBT Rights

In 1931, there were 4 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 7 changes made and 14 in the following year. A total of 33 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.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (up to life in prison as punishment).
    Liable, upon conviction, to imprisonment for a term not less than fifteen years and may be liable to imprisonment for life. Decriminalization pending.