1945 in LGBT Rights

In 1945, there were 3 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 5 changes made and in the following year. A total of 64 legal changes were made in the 1940s.

  • August 18
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes ambiguous.
    None exist currently.
  • August 16
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
    The date listed is the ratification of the Indonesian Constitution. Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia with the exception of Aceh and the city of Palembang .
  • May 5
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
    Canadian, British, Polish, Dutch, and American troops liberated the Netherlands during WW2 on this day.