• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    Other type of partnership
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✖ Step-child adoption only
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Finland

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Current status
(since 1971)
Legal
It was not until 1980s that homosexuality was not treated as an illness
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Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
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Same-sex marriage in Finland

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Current status
(since Nov 28, 2014)
Other type of partnership
Finland legalizes full marriage for same-sex couples. However, this law only comes into effect in 2017.
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Sep 28, 2001–Nov 28, 2014
Other type of partnership
Same-sex couples are legally able to form registered partnerships
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Right to change legal gender in Finland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2003)
Legal, but requires surgery
The authorities shall recognise a person as belonging to the opposite sex to that recorded on the population register, provided he/she:
• Provides a medical report testifying that he/she permanently experiences being a member of the opposite sex and that he/she lives in that gender roles and that he/she has been sterilised or is otherwise incapable of having children
• He/she is an adult
• He/she is not married or in a registered partnership; unless the spouse or partner gives their consent in which case a marriage become a registered partnership and a registered partnership becomes a marriage
• He/she is a Finnish citizen or is resident in Finland
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Same-sex adoption in Finland

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Jan 1, 2017–Nov 1, 2017
Legal
Will come into effect in March 2017
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Current status
(since May 15, 2009)
Step-child adoption only
Only able to adopt child of the other partner
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LGBT discrimination in Finland

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 2004)
Illegal
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LGBT housing discrimination in Finland

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 2004)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT employment discrimination in Finland

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 2004)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Finland

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Current status
Legal
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Equal age of consent in Finland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1999)
Equal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Finland

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Current status
(since May 12, 2014)
Banned (1-year deferral)
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Until May 11, 2014
Banned (indefinite deferral)
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Conversion therapy in Finland

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Current status
Not banned
No laws making it illegal.
Sources:
No
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