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YEMEN

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Death
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.

Are lesbian, gay, and trans student groups allowed in YEMEN?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

No (100%) Yes (0 %) Yes, but students don’t have them (0 %) No idea (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 YEMEN...
sam (user currently living in JORDAN) posted for gay readers on 23/04/2012 tagged with at the work place, laws and leadership , sexual orientation
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i am a Yemeni guy , i am 24 years old, live in Aden, and finished studying in Jordan this year, i am taking a training to stay as possible as i can but i can't tolerate the cost of my sitting abroad, plus i can't come back to my country Yemen to live a normal life while i am gay, in Yemen all the community have a bad look at gay people, they don't respect us at all, and if u are not strong enough to shout on the community face(( no one did so)), most gay had bad stories as me, abusing, beating, and abundance from family, friends and all people talk on you as a shame, because we are gay, i am still waiting to my destiny to change and have my rights i can't go back to my country i feel scare of what is going to happen to me if anyone knows i am gay, and i can't to stay in Jordan for more time i can tolerate one month else but no more. this is my short story while i have lot of stories.
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sam (user currently living in JORDAN) posted for gay readers on 23/04/2012 tagged with at the work place, laws and leadership , sexual orientation
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i am a Yemeni guy , i am 24 years old, live in Aden, and finished studying in Jordan this year, i am taking a training to stay as possible as i can but i can't tolerate the cost of my sitting abroad, plus i can't come back to my country Yemen to live a normal life while i am gay, in Yemen all the community have a bad look at gay people, they don't respect us at all, and if u are not strong enough to shout on the community face(( no one did so)), most gay had bad stories as me, abusing, beating, and abundance from family, friends and all people talk on you as a shame, because we are gay, i am still waiting to my destiny to change and have my rights i can't go back to my country i feel scare of what is going to happen to me if anyone knows i am gay, and i can't to stay in Jordan for more time i can tolerate one month else but no more. this is my short story while i have lot of stories.
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