Timeline of LGBT Rights

Number of LGBT-related laws changed over time

This year, there were 26 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 172 changes made. A total of 1184 legal changes have been made so far in the 2010s.

  • February 15
    Conversion therapy becomes not banned.
    No law in place.
  • February 12
    Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    To change all documents and requires name change.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Requires surgery to change birth certificate. as well as public announcement of name change.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    To change birth Certificate and Public announcement of name change.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
    Lgbt people can be fired. As well as state sponsored toward the lgbt community. As well people can refuse to host events to support lgbt events.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, surgery not required.
    No
  • February 2
    LGBT employment discrimination becomes ambiguous.
    In two city's in South Carolina.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Full City protections in Jackson and city of Mongolia.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Full City protections in Jackson and city of Mongolia.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Complete State protection. as well complete city protections for all areas.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Requires surgery for change of birth certificate.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Requires surgery to change birth certificate.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    To change all documents.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, surgery not required.
    No conditions required.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    to change birth certificate.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Requires surgery and public announcement of name change.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    As well as public announcement of name change.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Required to change drivers liscences and birth certificates.
  • February 1
    Conversion therapy becomes not banned.
    According to the 2017 Rainbow Europe Albania.
  • Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    Cohabitation agreement pending.
  • January 22
    Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Requires surgery and Public Announcement of name change.
  • Conversion therapy becomes not banned.
    No
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    To change birth certificate and drivers license.
  • January 18
    Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    Gay Marriage Required under 2018 IACHR ruling.
  • January 13
    Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Only for birth certificates.
  • January 9
    Right to change legal gender becomes legal, surgery not required.
    Under Movement advancement project.