Homosexuality and Stay Safe
"Homosexuality is illegal and is punished by up to three years in jail" I would like to clarify this sentence. Homosexuality is Not Illegal. Nobody would go to jail for being gay or lesbian. I strongly recommend the person who wrote this to fix this mistake. I am Nicaraguan, and I’m a straight guy. However, I have a few gay friends in my country which are very nice friends, and let me tell you that they live happy there, without any oppression.
"Homosexuality is illegal and is punished by up to three years in jail"
I am not sure, if that is correct, at least in Leon there are quite some gays around and pretty open as well. -- Nicamds 15:50, 5 Aug 2005 (EDT)
Homosexuality is NOT illegal.
See also this website which describes the situation. The current law "Article 205" was passed in 1992 and was affirmed by the Nicaraguan Supreme Court in 1994. Googling "Article 205" is also useful. -- Colin 20:00, 21 April 2006 (EDT)