1945 in LGBT Rights

In 1945, there were 4 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 5 changes made and in the following year. A total of 68 legal changes were made in the 1940s.

  • August 18
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    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 .
  • August 15
    Serving openly in military becomes illegal.
    Military officials used gay dating and social apps to prosecute same sex couples under article 92. They prosecuted several gay couples. Ruled illegal by military court in 2010. legalization pending.
  • May 5
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.