LGBT rights in Liberia

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LGBT rights in Liberia
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Illegal[1]
Gender identity/expression -

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Liberia face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is illegal in Liberia.

Laws against homosexuality

Homosexuality is illegal in Liberia. The penalty is a fine.

Recognition of same-sex relationships

Liberia does not recognize same-sex marriages, civil unions, or domestic partnerships.

Discrimination protections

There is no legal protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

See also


  1. Ottosson, Daniel (May 2008). State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults Page 22. International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). Retrieved on 2009-05-05.


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