Province

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • 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 Northern Ireland

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Current status
(since Dec 8, 1982)
Legal
Homosexual activity in Northern Ireland has been legal since 1982.
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Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland

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Dec 5, 2005–Jun 17, 2018
Civil unions
Activists are trying to get this legalized. Legalized required under EU Ruling. Gay marriage legalization pending.
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Current status
(since Dec 5, 2005)
Civil unions
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Right to change legal gender in Northern Ireland

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Current status
(since Apr 4, 2005)
Legal, but requires surgery
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Apr 4, 2005–Jun 1, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Not required.
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Northern Ireland

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Current status
(since Dec 11, 2013)
Legal
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LGBT discrimination in Northern Ireland

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Current status
(since Oct 1, 2010)
Illegal in some contexts
Laws against inciting hatred on sexual orientation through an aggravating circumstance and anti-discrimination laws in all areas on sexual orientation and gender identity (including harassment, victimisation, direct and indirect discrimination).
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LGBT employment discrimination in Northern Ireland

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Current status
(since Dec 2, 2003)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Northern Ireland

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Current status
(since Dec 2, 2003)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Northern Ireland

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Current status
(since Jan 12, 2000)
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Northern Ireland

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Jun 2, 2016–Jan 18, 2017
Legal
According to the BBC.
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Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
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Equal age of consent in Northern Ireland

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Current status
(since Jan 8, 2001)
Equal
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Conversion therapy in Northern Ireland

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Sep 9, 2016–Jul 9, 2018
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending. Soon to be outlawed in Ireland. As well as across the UK too.
Sources:
No
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Current status
Ambiguous
There is no legislation outlawing conversion therapy, but it is not condoned.
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