1975 in LGBT Rights

In 1975, there were 5 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 14 changes made and 20 in the following year. A total of 166 legal changes were made in the 1970s.

  • November 25
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
    since 2017
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    No protections.
  • November 15
    Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Upto 3 years
  • June 20
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • February 14
    Same-sex marriage becomes not legal.
    The Cuban Constitution does not ban same sex marriage, but other statutory laws do prohibit it. Article 2 of the Family Code defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman - an amendment drafted in 2018 would have changed this but was rejected. Further consultation on changes to the Family Code are ongoing in 2022.