LGBT rights in Cote d'Ivoire
|LGBT rights in CÃ´te d'Ivoire|
|Same-sex sexual activity legal?||Legal|
|Military service||Unknown if gays and lesbians are allowed to serve openly|
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in CÃ´te d'Ivoire may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is legal in CÃ´te d'Ivoire, but same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are not eligible for the same legal protections available to opposite-sex couples.
Laws regarding homosexuality
Homosexuality has been legal since 1867. The age of consent is equal at 15 since 1957.
Recognition of same-sex relationships
The government of CÃ´te d'Ivoire does not recognize same-sex marriages.
- Behind The Mask â€“ South African LGBT media site: CÃ´te d'Ivoire. Retrieved 2008-02-27.
- Ottosson, Daniel (May 2008). State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults Page 45. International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). Retrieved on 2009-05-05.
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