Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Have you been harassed or arrested in MONGOLIA because of your same-sex relationship?
Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans
Yes, but it is not against the law
In Mongolia, transgender people face extreme violence and discrimination, much of which goes unreported because the law does not protect them. Out of fear, many stay in the closet. Photographer Álvaro Laiz spent three and a half months in 2011 photographing male-to-female transgender people in Mongolia to explore notions of identity in a place where they are forced to hide who they are. >>>
While the world’s eye has turned on Russia’s recent attacks on LGBT rights, its neighbour and former Soviet satellite state Mongolia just celebrated its first Pride Week. However, there is a still a long way to go before LGBT Mongolians can live open lives. >>>
The Mongolian LGBT Centre is organizing their first-ever Pride Week event on 22-28 September, 2013. They are asking for short video messages on how LGBTIQs in various countries celebrate Pride Week. They will present the videos on their groundbreaking Pride event. >>>
A Seminar on HIV/AIDS in Thailand has been told that HIV/AIDS cases have topped 1.1 million, with gays the fastest growing infection group. Thailand’s Public Health Ministry on Tuesday reported that the cumulative number of people living with HIV has reached 1.1 million while about 10,000 others became newly infected each year with the deadly virus. >>>
(Ulaanbaatar - Pearly Jacob) - When 25-year-old Zaya first discussed her attraction for women with her sister after breaking up with a girlfriend two years ago, she never expected the violence that followed. >>>
13/07/2010 | ILGA Communication Team Asia
Robyn Garner, Executive Director of the Mongolian LGBT Centre, tells Fridae more about the new documentary which highlights the under-reported threats and hate crimes taking place against the LGBT community. >>>