American Samoa Laws

Homosexuality, Sodomy Legislation/Cases/References
1. Territory

In 1980, consensual sex between same-sex couples became lawful [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: “State-Sponsored Homophobia” MAY 09
Marriage Legislation/Cases/References
1. Territory

On 07 July 2015, it was reported that while it was unclear as to whether the US Supreme Court decision on same sex marriage applies to American Samoa, Columbia University Professor Suzanne B Goldberg with the Columbia School of Law in New York says American Samoa ought to allow same sex marriage equality for all residents [R1.10].

R1.1 SamoaNews: Columbia Law School civil rights attorney responds to question of gay marriage in the Territory 07 JUL 15