1941 in LGBT Rights

In 1941, there were 1 recorded legal change made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 5 changes made and 2 in the following year. A total of 71 legal changes were made in the 1940s.

  • September 16
    Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    Under the Shah's rule, the last monarch of the Pahlavi dynasty, homosexuality was criminalised, though it was mostly tolerated even to the point of allowing news coverage of a mock same-sex wedding between two men.