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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in Moldova

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Moldova, under the strongly anti-gay Soviet Union, formed strong opinions againest homosexuality. Because of that, the country is considered to be quite conservative. Also the country has been marred by many human rights violations including that of homosexuals. 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. ... Homosexuality refers to sexual interaction and / or romantic attraction between individuals of the same sex. ... This article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ...

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Protection based on sexual orientation in law

Since 1995, homosexuality between consenting adults in private has been legal in Moldova. The age of consent in Moldova is the same regardless of whether the sex act is between persons of opposite sexes or of the same sex. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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...


Prior to the repeal of Article 106 of the Penal Code, an old Soviet law did applied, under which anal intercourse between men was illegal. Soviet redirects here. ...


Recognition of same sex couples

No recognition with respect to gay marriage or civil unions is currently legal. Same-sex marriage is marriage between individuals who are of the same legal or biological sex. ... A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing homosexual couples access to the benefits enjoyed by married heterosexuals (see also same-sex marriage); it can also be used by couples of differing sexes who do not...


Gay life in the country

Moldova has very recently started to develop a small gay scene with the opening of 5 clubs and a gay restaurant. Moldova’s first Gay Pride was held in April 2002[1], but it was banned in 2007, the reason given being that homosexuality is undermining the Christian values of the country.[2] The gay pride or simply pride campaign has three main premises: that people should be proud of their sexual orientation and gender identity, that sexual diversity is a gift, and that sexual orientation and gender identity are inherent and cannot be intentionally altered. ...


The main gay and lesbian campaigning group is called GenderDoc-M, which seeks to support gays and lesbians within Moldova. However , Moldovan society still remains very homophobic. For example virulent homophobic statements are casually made by politicians and lesbians and gays are routinely discriminated against. Violence towards the lesbian and gay community is not unknown.[1] Homophobia is the irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals. ...


Notes

  1. ^ a b Lesbian and Gay Moldova, Gay Times
  2. ^ Gay Pride banned despite court ruling, Pink News, 18 April 2007

 
 

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