LGBT rights in Togo

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LGBT rights in Togo
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Illegal[1]
3 years imprisonment, fine[1]
Gender identity/expression -

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

Laws against homosexuality

Same-sex sexual acts are illegal, with a penalty of 3 years imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 to 500,000 CFA francs.[1]

Recognition of same-sex relationships

Same-sex couples have no legal recognition.

Discrimination protections

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

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ottosson, Daniel (May 2008). State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults Page 38. International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). Retrieved on 2009-05-05.


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