• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned

Public Opinion

"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Greece ranks #16 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013)
(40%) No
Yes (53%)

History

Homosexual activity in Greece

?
Current status
(since 1951)
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Greece

?
Current status
(since Dec 23, 2015)
Civil unions
The Greek Parliament voted in a proposal that allows for Civil Partnership between same sex individuals
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Until Dec 23, 2015
Unrecognized, only same-sex marriage official
No laws recognized union of same sex individuals
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Right to change legal gender in Greece

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2016)
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Greece

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 1996)
Single only
No
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LGBT discrimination in Greece

?
Current status
(since Sep 10, 2014)
Illegal in some contexts
Many instances of discriminations against LGBT individuals are illegal. The only case where discrimination is not illegal is if it is done by public domain (of which the church is one.)
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LGBT housing discrimination in Greece

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2014)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
in all areas since 2014.
Sources:
No
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Current status
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Greece

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2005)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Greece

?
Current status
Legal
sometimes excuses used as way to kick them out.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Greece

?
Current status
(since Dec 23, 2015)
Equal
The Civil Union act also equalized the age of consent at 15
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1951–Dec 23, 2015
Unequal
Article 347 of the Greek Criminal Code; which provides for a higher age of consent of 17, for seducing a male person if the male partner is over 18 and for lesbians and both male/female heterosexuals (regardless of close-in-age or not) and for only close-
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Blood donations by MSMs in Greece

?
Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Greece

?
Current status
(since Oct 2, 2012)
Banned
No
Sources:
www.greecepost.com
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