LGBT rights in the Solomon Islands

According to the penal code, chapter 26, section 160: anyone who engages in anal sex acts with another person or with an animal are punishable with up to 14 years imprisonment. [Spartacus International Gay Guide, page 1218. Bruno Gmunder Verlag, 2007.] Attempting anal intercourse can be punished with up to 7 years imprisonment. Acts of gross indecency (even in private) can be punished with 5 years imprisonment. [Spartacus International Gay Guide, page 1218. Bruno Gmunder Verlag, 2007.]

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Outline of the Solomon Islands — …   Wikipedia

  • Netball in the Solomon Islands — National team Solomon Islands Competitions National Our Telekom InterProvincial netball competition Netball in the Solomon Islands is a popular sport, usually played by girls on Saturdays during the winter, though games can be played at all times …   Wikipedia

  • Solomon Islands — For the group of islands rather than the state, see Solomon Islands (archipelago). Solomons redirects here. For the town in the eastern United States, see Solomons, Maryland. Solomon Islands …   Wikipedia

  • List of LGBT rights by region — List of LGBT rights by region, including nation states, commonwealths, and other regions.Africa*Algeria *Angola *Benin *Botswana *Burkina Faso *Burundi *Cameroon *Cape Verde *Central African Republic *Chad *Comoros *Congo (Brazzaville) *Congo… …   Wikipedia

  • The Bahamas — This article is about the country. For the Canadian singer guitarist, see Bahamas (musician). Commonwealth of the Bahamas …   Wikipedia

  • Military history of the United States during World War II — American B 17 Flying Fortresses in flight over Europe …   Wikipedia

  • Turks and Caicos Islands — Turks and Caicos Islands …   Wikipedia

  • Head of the Commonwealth — Personal Flag …   Wikipedia

  • Communications in the United States — The FCC logo. The primary regulator of communications in the United States is the Federal Communications Commission. It closely regulates all of the industries mentioned below with the exception of newspapers and the Internet service provider… …   Wikipedia

  • Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations — Current Commonwealth members (blue), current suspended members (green), and former members (orange). The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of 54 independent sovereign states (one of whose membership is currently suspended). Most… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.