• Homosexuality
    Male illegal, female uncertain
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Tonga

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Current status
(since 1988)
Male illegal, female uncertain
According to sections 136–142 of the The Criminal Offences Act, the maximum penalty for same-sex sexual activity in Tonga is 10 years in prison and whipping.
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Jan 1, 1988–Jun 14, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 10 years in prison and or whipping. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
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Same-sex marriage in Tonga

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Current status
(since 1998)
Not legal
Since homosexual activity is illegal in Tonga, same-sex marriage is not legal.
Added by danlev  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Jan 1, 1998–Jun 22, 2018
Unrecognized
No country in Oceania that has outlawed gay marriage.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Tonga

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Current status
Illegal
Under cross dressing part of the criminal code which also outlaws homosexuality.
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Same-sex adoption in Tonga

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Current status
Single only
No conditions required involving lgbt people. Missing laws for same sex couples.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT discrimination in Tonga

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Current status
Illegal in some contexts
Some protection for sexual orientation only.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Tonga

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Current status
Sexual orientation only
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Tonga

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Current status
Ambiguous
Homosexuality is illegal there. Some discrimination protection under Sexual orientation only.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Tonga

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Current status
Legal
From discrimination protections. Nothing prohibiting lgbt from serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Tonga

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

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Current status
Equal
Set age of consent.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Tonga

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Current status
Not banned
No laws in place. Still clinging to Tonga's Macho Culture.
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