• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    Ambiguous
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

Public Opinion

"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Poland ranks #18 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013)
(46%) No
Yes (42%)

History

Homosexual activity in Poland

?
Current status
(since Jul 11, 1932)
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Poland

?
Jan 1, 2012–Jul 13, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Gay marriage and Gay Unions pending. Looking like the first openly gay prime minister of Poland will be elected. Required legalization under EU ruling.
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Current status
Unrecognized
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Right to change legal gender in Poland

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Current status
(since Nov 17, 1964)
Legal, but requires surgery
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Nov 17, 1964–Jun 14, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Since 1983. Missing non binary options on documents.
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Poland

?
Oct 29, 2016–Jul 13, 2018
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Current status
Illegal
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LGBT discrimination in Poland

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2003)
Illegal in some contexts
"The Labour Code has contained anti-discrimination protections in employment since 2003. This prohibition is also reflected in the new Equal Treatment Law of 2010, which entered into force on 1 January 2011. The Equal Treatment Law bans sexual orientation discrimination in employment only.
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Jan 1, 2003–Jun 14, 2018
Illegal
Full Discrimination protection
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LGBT employment discrimination in Poland

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2011)
Sexual orientation only
The Equal Treamtent Law of 2010 prohibits sexual orientation discrimination in employment.
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Jan 1, 2011–Apr 11, 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Poland

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2017)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
Sources:
No
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Current status
No protections
Only in employment only.
Sources:
No
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Current status
No protections
Only in employment only.
Sources:
No
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Current status
No protections
Only in employment only.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Poland

?
Current status
(since 1991)
Ambiguous
Although LGBTQ+ individuals are not barred, an "unwritten" Don't Ask Don't Tell is supposedly in their code.
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Jan 1, 1991–Apr 19, 2018
Legal
Only in Cyprus it is illegal to serve.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Poland

?
Current status
Legal
No restrictions about gay sex.
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Equal age of consent in Poland

?
Current status
(since Jul 11, 1932)
Equal
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Conversion therapy in Poland

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Current status
(since May 12, 2015)
Not banned
No laws in place. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease. Conversion therapy ban pending.
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