1964 in LGBT Rights

In 1964, there were 8 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 2 changes made and 2 in the following year. A total of 112 legal changes were made in the 1960s.

  • November 17
    Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Under 2018 revision of the sex change law. Requires surgery. Missing non binary options on documents.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, surgery not required.
    A medical diagnosis required, and individuals need to sue their parents in order to have their birth certificate changed. Under Polish law reassignment surgery can only take place after a person's gender has been legally changed.
  • June 10
    Same-sex marriage becomes not legal.
    only allows straight couples to get married
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Fine; up to seven years imprisonment. Although same-sex sexual acts remain illegal, their prosecution is rare according to a 2004 publication.
  • April 25
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    No protections what soever.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
    Homosexuality is Taboo.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
  • April 22
    LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    None exist according to the 2016 ILGA lgbt rights report.

LGBT Organizations Founded in 1964