• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Nicaragua

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Current status
(since Nov 16, 2007)
Legal
Homosexuality is legal under current legal code
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Same-sex marriage in Nicaragua

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Apr 30, 1987–Sep 8, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Gay Marriage and Gay Unions pending. Required by 2018 IACHR Ruling.
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Current status
(since Apr 30, 1987)
Unrecognized
Article 72 of the constitution states that marriage is between a man and a woman.
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Right to change legal gender in Nicaragua

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Current status
Ambiguous
legalization required from ruling. Unknown.
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Same-sex adoption in Nicaragua

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Current status
(since Oct 6, 2017)
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Nicaragua

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Current status
(since Nov 16, 2007)
Illegal
Article 36 specifically prohibits discriminations by sexual oientation
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LGBT employment discrimination in Nicaragua

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Protected by Nicaraguan human rights Code.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Nicaragua

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Current status
(since Nov 16, 2007)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Nicaragua

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

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Current status
(since Nov 16, 2007)
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Nicaragua

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions according to the Red Cross.
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Conversion therapy in Nicaragua

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Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized.
Sources:
No
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LGBT Rights by Department

View the LGBT laws in each individual department of Nicaragua.



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