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
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.
Has being trans affected your job in SENEGAL? Do you feel limited in your career for being trans?
In too many ways to count
I changed careers because I am trans
I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am trans
My co-workers harass me because I am trans
I have not been limited for being trans, though I am out at work
11/07/2010 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
In Senegal, same-sex activity has, since 1965, been punishable by up to five years imprisonment. Enforcement of this law has escalated in the past two years, with the arrests of more than 50 people and trials of at least 16 individuals suspected of same-sex activity or being part of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans community. Simultaneously, state-sanctioned violence and anti-gay rhetoric in the media against individuals believed to be LGBT has increased. >>>