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
While the United States and other countries trying to overcome the issue of gay marriage, considered by many as the last obstacle faced by the gay rights movement, Senegal and the rest of West Africa continue to face the initial challenge of the decriminalization of homosexuality. >>>
Djamil Bangoura has known he is gay since childhood. Growing up in Pikine, a slum of Senegal's sprawling capital city, Dakar, he kept his sexual orientation a secret for fear of violence, imprisonment, and alienation from his family -- the core of Senegalese life. >>>