Timeline of LGBT Rights

Number of LGBT-related laws changed over time

This year, there were 6 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 87 changes made. A total of 719 legal changes have been made so far in the 2010s.

  • February 14
    Conversion therapy becomes banned.
    Passed by Senate Committee of New Mexico
  • January 21
    Conversion therapy becomes not banned.
  • January 15
    Blood donations by MSMs becomes legal.
    just dropped life time ban.
  • January 7
    LGBT discrimination becomes illegal.
    Legislative Decree #1323 states that crimes motivated by intolerance or discrimination including sexual orientation and gender identity will receive stronger penalizations.
  • January 1
    Same-sex adoption becomes legal.
    Will come into effect in March 2017
  • Blood donations by MSMs becomes banned (1-year deferral).