• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    N/A
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Iceland

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Current status
(since Aug 12, 1940)
Legal
The Icelandic parliament decriminalizes homosexuality, removes the provision of the law that made homosexuality illegal.
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Same-sex marriage in Iceland

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Current status
(since Jun 27, 2010)
Legal
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Right to change legal gender in Iceland

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Jun 27, 2012–Sep 5, 2017
Legal, surgery not required
Not required since 2017.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Jun 27, 2012)
Legal, but requires surgery
Therapy is required.
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Same-sex adoption in Iceland

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Current status
(since Jun 27, 2006)
Legal
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LGBT discrimination in Iceland

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Current status
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Iceland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1996)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under Icelandic Criminal Code.
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Iceland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1996)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under Icelandic Law.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Iceland

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Current status
N/A
Iceland does not have a military.
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Equal age of consent in Iceland

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Current status
Equal
The age of consent in Iceland is 15 for both male-male, female-female, and male-female couples.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Iceland

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Jan 1, 2011–Sep 5, 2017
Banned (indefinite deferral)
No
Sources:
No
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Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Iceland bans men who have sex with men from donating blood.
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Conversion therapy in Iceland

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Current status
Not banned
No
Sources:
No
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