Province

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Nova Scotia

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1969)
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Same-sex marriage in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Nova Scotia

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Current status
(since Oct 1, 2015)
Legal, surgery not required
Not required since June 3, 2015 Under the Amendment to the Vital Statistics Act. As well under Federal Law.
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Jan 1, 2001–Jun 1, 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
In a 2001 amendment, sex change is possible but only with surgery.
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Same-sex adoption in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Legal
All across Canada.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Illegal
Protected in all public and private areas by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Unequal
There is a five year difference. Age of consent equalization pending.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
According to the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project.
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Conversion therapy in Nova Scotia

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Current status
Not banned
Just coming out about the abuses that is occurring in nova scotia. Widely condemned all across Canada. As well Conservatives are putting a bill to outlaw this practice.
Sources:
content://com.sec.android.app.sbrowser/readinglist/0616200843.mhtml


msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/n…
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