1961 in LGBT Rights

In 1961, there were 2 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 18 changes made and 17 in the following year. A total of 112 legal changes were made in the 1960s.

  • December 15
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
    Homosexual activity was decriminalised in Hungary in 1961.
  • August 3
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.

LGBT Organizations Founded in 1961

  • Amnesty International FaviconAmnesty International
    Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of…