1987 in LGBT Rights

In 1987, there were 9 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 14 changes made and 18 in the following year. A total of 209 legal changes were made in the 1980s.

  • December 8
    Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female uncertain.
    Article 354 of the Federal Penal Code could be Imprisonment,fines, floggings,and deportation for foreigners In Abu Dhabi Article 80 of the Penal Code punishable by imprisonment of up to 14 years. In Dubai Article 177 of the Penal Code imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years . Not enforced .If you a travelers or foreigner you will be in jail followed by deportation or directed deportation
  • Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    Homosexuality is currently illegal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female legal.
    1-14 years in prison.
  • Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female uncertain.
    Article 354 means male homosexuality is punishable by death. Female homosexuality on the other hand, is not mentioned. It maybe covered under article 358 of the Penal Code which mentions indecent act.
  • April 30
    Same-sex marriage becomes foreign same-sex marriages recognized only.
    Gay Marriage and Gay Unions pending. Required by 2018 IACHR Ruling.
  • Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    Article 72 of the constitution states that marriage is between a man and a woman.
  • March 8
    LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Some protection through human rights institute for sexual orientation discrimination protection.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.

LGBT Organizations Founded in 1987

  • OutFront Minnesota FaviconOutFront Minnesota
    OutFront Minnesota‚Äôs mission is to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of…
  • Wyoming Equality FaviconWyoming Equality
    Wyoming Equality seeks to enhance the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in the Equality State by providing: Education, Information, Activities, Support, a…