LGBT rights in Madagascar

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LGBT rights in Madagascar
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Legal
Gender identity/expression -
Recognition of
No recognition of same-sex relationships
Adoption -
Military service Unknown if gays and lesbians are allowed to serve openly
Discrimination protections None

Homosexuality is legal in Madagascar. The age of consent is 21.[1] Neither homosexuality nor sodomy are mentioned in the criminal laws of Madagascar.[1] The government acts to curb sex tourism with punishment for prostitution and pornography.[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Spartacus International Gay Guide, page 1217. Bruno Gmunder Verlag, 2007.

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