Last edited: April 15, 2007


  • Statute: None.
  • Penalty:  
  • Restrictions:  
"Sweden has got no anti-gay or anti-lesbian provisions in its penal code. The legal age of consent has been 15 years for gay men, lesbians, and heterosexuals since 1978." (Björn Skolander in "Equality for Lesbians and Gay Men" )

In 1998 Sweden re-criminalised prostitution, both hetero- and homosexual. (Christine Gilljam, RFSL, 28 March 1999)


[Home] [World]