1965 in LGBT Rights

In 1965, there were 1 recorded legal change made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 8 changes made and 12 in the following year. A total of 99 legal changes were made in the 1960s.

  • July 21
    Censorship of LGBT issues becomes imprisonment as punishment.
    Under Article 256 of Senegals Penal Code, anyone involved in manufacturing, holding, importing, exporting, displaying, selling, renting, offering, or distributing materials "contrary to good morals" may face imprisonment of up to two years or fines. Although ideology on which things are moral and which things are immoral vary by person, because homosexuality and gender change are illegal in Senegal and viewed as immoral, Article 256 can be used against pride flags, lgbt organizations, ETC.