LGBT rights in Seychelles

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LGBT rights in Seychelles
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Male illegal,
female legal[1]
14 years imprisonment[1]
Gender identity/expression -

Male Homosexuality is currently illegal in the Seychelles, while female homosexuality is legally permissible.

Recognition of same-sex relationships

The Seychelles 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. 1.0 1.1 Ottosson, Daniel (May 2008). State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults Page 34. International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). Retrieved on 2009-05-05.


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