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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in Colombia

LGBT rights Around the world · By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Persecution Violence LGBT social movements share related goals of social acceptance of homosexuality or transgenderism. ... Image File history File links Gay_flag. ...

Around the world · By country World laws on homosexuality US laws on homosexuality Legality of same-sex unions in Europe. ... This list indexes the articles on LGBT rights in each country and significant non-country region (e. ...

History · Groups · Activists LGBT history refers to the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cultures around the world, dating back to the first recorded instances of same-sex love and sexuality within ancient civilizations. ... Here is a list of gay-rights organizations around the world. ... This article is new. ...

Declaration of Montreal Martina Navrátilová and Mark Tewksbury read the Declaration of Montreal at the opening ceremonies of the World Outgames. ...

Same-sex relationships Same-sex union can refer to: same-sex marriage -- the civil or religious rites of marriage that make it equivalent to opposite-sex marriages in all aspects. ...

Marriage · Adoption   CA, CT, MD, NY, NJ, OR, RI, VT, WA See also Civil union Registered partnership Domestic partnership Timeline of same-sex marriage Listings by country This box:      Same-sex marriage is a term for a governmentally, socially, or religiously recognized marriage in which two people of the same sex live... LGBT adoption refers to the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered people. ...

Opposition · Discrimination Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Homophobia is a term used to describe: A culturally determined phobia manifesting as fear, revulsion, or contempt for desire or physical love between people of the same sex. ...

Violence John Atherton, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, was hanged for sodomy under a law that he had helped to institute. ...

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Laws against homosexuality

There are no sodomy laws in Colombia. The age of consent is the same for homosexual and heterosexual sex, and is set at 12 years for females and 14 years for males[1]. A sodomy law is a law that defines certain sexual acts as sex crimes. ... While the phrase age of consent typically does not appear in legal statutes,[1] when used with reference to criminal law the age of consent is the minimum age at which a person is considered to be capable of legally giving informed consent to any contract or behaviour regulated by... Homosexuality refers to sexual interaction and / or romantic attraction between individuals of the same sex. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...

LGBT people are not specifically barred from serving in the armed forces, but there is no specific law permitting them to do so. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The armed forces of a state are its government sponsored defense and fighting forces and organizations. ...

Laws against discrimination

The Colombian Constitution of 1991, in its 13th article, states that "(...) the State will provide conditions for the equality to be real and effective, and will adopt measures in favour of marginalised or discriminated groups". However, there are no specific laws against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and police harassment against LGBT people is not uncommon. Its the Constitution of Colombia. ...

Recognition of same-sex couples

Main article: Civil unions in Colombia

In February 7, 2007, the Colombian Constitutional Court awarded common-law marriage inheritance rights to same-sex couples[2]. The full text of the Court's sentence is yet to be published. February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... A Constitutional Court is a high court found in many countries which deals primary with constitutional law. ... Common-law marriage (or common law marriage), sometimes called informal marriage or marriage by habit and repute is, historically, a form of interpersonal status in which a man and a woman are legally married. ...

Gay life in the country


  1. ^ (Spanish) Legal age in Colombia (PDF file)
  2. ^ (Spanish) EL TIEMPO - Corte da primer derecho a parejas gays

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External links

  • (Spanish) Colombia Diversa, Colombian NGO campaigning for LGBT rights (English information: [1]).
  • (Spanish) Alternative Democratic Pole support for LGTB
  • (Spanish) Partido Socialista Español (PSOE) - Partidos colombianos por las parejas homosexuales



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