• Homosexuality
    Male illegal, female uncertain
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    Don't Ask, Don't Tell
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Uzbekistan

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Sep 22, 1994–Aug 1, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Up to 3 years in prison. not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
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Current status
(since Sep 22, 1994)
Male illegal, female uncertain
Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such law is stated for female homosexuality.
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Same-sex marriage in Uzbekistan

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Sep 22, 1994–Aug 7, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Sep 22, 1994)
Not legal
As homosexuality is illegal, same sex union is also illegal by default.
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Right to change legal gender in Uzbekistan

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
From soviet law.
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Same-sex adoption in Uzbekistan

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Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Uzbekistan

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Dec 8, 1992–Jun 1, 2018
No protections
Discrimination is systemic.
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Current status
(since Dec 8, 1992)
No protections
The anti-discrimination provision in the constitution does not even mention "and all other reasons", allowing discrimination based on sexual orientations and gender identities altogether.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Uzbekistan

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Current status
(since Dec 8, 1992)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Uzbekistan

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Current status
(since Dec 8, 1992)
No protections
No protection.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Uzbekistan

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Current status
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
No discrimination protection.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Uzbekistan

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Current status
Equal
Set age of 16 years.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Uzbekistan

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions on donating
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Conversion therapy in Uzbekistan

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Current status
Not banned
Homosexuality is illegal. LGBT community is not existent.
Sources:
No
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