LGBT rights in Togo
|LGBT rights in Togo|
|Same-sex sexual activity legal?||Illegal|
|3 years imprisonment, fine|
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.
Recognition of same-sex relationships
Same-sex couples have no legal recognition.
- 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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