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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in Angola

Gay rights in Angola are very limited. Homosexuality has been against the law of Angola since colonial times, it specifically being outlawed in September 1886 under Portuguese law. Anyone committing "acts against nature" can be sentenced to forced labor camps. This law was never changed during the independence era. Homosexuality refers to sexual interaction and / or romantic attraction between individuals of the same sex. ... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


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  • [http://typo3.lsvd.de/fileadmin/pics/Dokumente/Homosexualitaet/With_the_government_in_our_bedrooms_-_November_2006.pdf Gay Rights around the world (see page 6 for Angola)

 
 

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