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ALGERIA

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Adoption: No
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: No
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: No

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have people in ALGERIA assumed your HIV/AIDS status because of your sexual orientation?

The majority of people visiting this site have said Yes, people think I have AIDS because I am gay

Yes, people think I have AIDS because I am gay (50%) Yes, the government thinks sexual orientation and HIV or AIDS status is the same (50%) Yes (0 %) No (0 %)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in ALGERIA...
Lloyd (user currently living in AUSTRALIA) posted for readers in response to this story on 16/09/2011 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
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Hi Ahmed. I can imagine how hard it must be living in a Muslim country and being gay. Try this link: www.al-bab.com/arab/background/gay2.htm. Also remember not everyone hates you and there is nothing wrong with you, these people are blinded by religion and a lack of understanding. Sending you love, Lloyd
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Lloyd (user currently living in AUSTRALIA) posted for readers in response to this story on 16/09/2011 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
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Hi Ahmed. I can imagine how hard it must be living in a Muslim country and being gay. Try this link: www.al-bab.com/arab/background/gay2.htm. Also remember not everyone hates you and there is nothing wrong with you, these people are blinded by religion and a lack of understanding. Sending you love, Lloyd
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