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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in the Faroe Islands

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Faroe Islands which is an autonomous region of the Kingdom of Denmark has no sodomy laws. An autonomous region or autonomous district is a subnational region with special powers of self-rule. ... A sodomy law is a law which makes certain sexual acts into sex crimes. ...


The age of sexual consent is 15 years according to § 222 of the Faroe Islands Penal Code, and according to § 225 this applies also to sexual acts between persons of the same sex.[1] The same age of consent for heterosexual and homosexual acts has been in force since 1988, when law no. 573 of 19 December 1985 came into effect.


On December 2006, in a 17-15 vote, Faeroese legislators included the words 'sexual orientation' in the islands' anti-discrimination law [2]. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


About 48,000 people live on the Faeroe Islands, a tiny fishing community with strong Christian traditions.


Discrimination against gays and lesbians on the islands is rare but became a hot topic in September after Rasmus Rasmussen, a 25-year-old openly gay musician, allegedly was assaulted by five men in Torshavn, the capital. Police were reluctant to investigate the case as a hate crime, saying discrimination against gays was not illegal on the Faeroes.


In 1989, Denmark became the first country to legalize same-sex partnerships, but the Faeroe Islands still opposes such unions. Civil unions were introduced in Denmark by law on June 7, 1989, the worlds first such law. ...


 
 

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