• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Housing Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Austria

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Current status
(since Aug 16, 1971)
Legal
Added by leomorello  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Austria

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2010)
Civil unions
Added by leomorello  ·  5 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Austria

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Current status
(since Feb 27, 2009)
Legal, surgery not required
Added by danlev  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
1983–Feb 27, 2009
Legal, but requires surgery
Added by leomorello  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Austria

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Current status
(since Jan 14, 2015)
Legal
Same sex couples can have the same right to adopt as different-sex couples
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Jan 2013–Jan 14, 2015
Step-child adoption only
Only step child adoption can take place
Added by leomorello  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT discrimination in Austria

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Current status
(since 2004)
Illegal
Added by leomorello  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Austria

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2004)
Sexual orientation only
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Austria

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Current status
(since 2004)
Sexual orientation only
Added by murrayhawthorne  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Austria

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Current status
Legal
Added by leomorello  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Austria

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Current status
(since Jun 24, 2002)
Equal
The age of consent between people with maximum 5 years of difference is 14. Sexual contact between coetaneous is never punishable.
Added by leomorello  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Austria

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Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Added by leomorello  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Austria

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Current status
Not banned
Only country to try is malta.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log


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