• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Latvia

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Current status
(since 1992)
Legal
Article 124.1 that prohibits male-male sex was repealed in 1992
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Same-sex marriage in Latvia

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Current status
(since Dec 15, 2005)
Not legal
Section 110 explicitly states marriage as being a union between a man and a woman.
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Right to change legal gender in Latvia

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
No
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Latvia

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Current status
Single only
Latvian law allows any person over 25 to adopt. However persons who are not married to each other may not adopt the same child. This means that only one person of an unmarried couple can adopt a child. However, lesbian couples can get access to IVF and assisted insemination treatment.
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LGBT discrimination in Latvia

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Current status
(since Nov 9, 2006)
Illegal in some contexts
The labour law was amended to protect LGBTQ+ population in some aspects of the labour market.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Latvia

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Latvia

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Current status
(since Nov 9, 2006)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Latvia

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Latvia

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Current status
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Latvia

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions about gay sex.
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Conversion therapy in Latvia

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Current status
Not banned
No
Sources:
No
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Search Interest

LGBT Rights in Baltic Countries