• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions
  • 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
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Malta

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Current status
(since Jan 29, 1973)
Legal
In 1973, homosexuality was decriminalized in Malta by the Prime Minister, Dom Mintoff.
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Same-sex marriage in Malta

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Sep 1, 2017–-0001
Legal
Same-sex marriage became legal in Malta under the Marriage Act and other Laws (Amendment) Bill
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Current status
(since Apr 15, 2014)
Civil unions
Malta President Marie-Louise Colerio Preca signed a civil unions bill into law on April 15, 2014. The Labor Party ruled in favor of the bill at 37 to 0, while 30 abstained. According to a Eurostat poll, 80% of Maltese were said to oppose the law's provisions.
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Until Apr 15, 2014
Unrecognized
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Right to change legal gender in Malta

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Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
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Same-sex adoption in Malta

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Current status
(since Apr 15, 2014)
Legal
Same-sex adoption became legal in Malta along with civil unions on April 15, 2014.
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LGBT discrimination in Malta

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Current status
(since Jun 21, 2012)
Illegal
Malta's hate crime laws include both gender identity and sexual orientation.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Malta

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Current status
(since Aug 1, 2004)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Protection
Sources:
Equality for Men and Women Act
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LGBT housing discrimination in Malta

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2014)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Malta

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2002)
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Malta

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Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Gay men are banned from donating blood
Sources:
Personal experiences
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Equal age of consent in Malta

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Current status
(since Aug 20, 1998)
Equal
In 1998, Malta's age of consent became equalized at 18.
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Conversion therapy in Malta

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Dec 6, 2016–Feb 14, 2017
Banned
Anyone who tries to "change, repress or eliminate a person's sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression" will be fined up to 10,000 euros or even jailed for up to a year.
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Jan 15, 2016–Jul 27, 2016
Banned
No
Sources:
No
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Jan 15, 2016–Jul 27, 2016
Banned
as far as I know
Sources:
No
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Current status
Ambiguous
The only person to offer a form of conversion therapy is Gordon Manche, a pastor. This is not illegal, but nor is it legal. Since it mainly involves just counselling then it is fine in the eyes of the current law.
Sources:
Maltese Media
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