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ETHIOPIA

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

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 you been harassed or arrested in ETHIOPIA because of your same-sex relationship?

The majority of people visiting this site have said Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans

Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans (50%) Yes, but it is not against the law (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 ETHIOPIA...
TTA (user currently living in SWEDEN) posted for gay readers on 29/03/2012 +5
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I am Ethiopian gay who have been suffered a lot trying to find my identity long time ago, Now I am here in Sweden also to get my true colors and for the identity,

Now In Ethiopia been gay is very shame full and the society, community and the religion thinks that you have a devil sprite. and the country law stated that min 5 to 15 years penalized in for Jill or prosecuted till death.
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TTA (user currently living in SWEDEN) posted for gay readers on 29/03/2012 +5
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I am Ethiopian gay who have been suffered a lot trying to find my identity long time ago, Now I am here in Sweden also to get my true colors and for the identity,

Now In Ethiopia been gay is very shame full and the society, community and the religion thinks that you have a devil sprite. and the country law stated that min 5 to 15 years penalized in for Jill or prosecuted till death.
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