2018 in LGBT Rights

This year, there were 14 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 176 changes made. A total of 1162 legal changes have been made so far in the 2010s.

  • January 22
    Conversion therapy becomes not banned.
    No
  • 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 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 ambiguous.
    Only recognized for immigration purposes. Gay marriage pending.
  • Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    Gay Marriage pending.
  • January 13
    Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Only for birth certificates.
  • 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.
  • January 9
    Right to change legal gender becomes legal, surgery not required.
    Not required.
  • 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, surgery not required.
    Under Movement advancement project.
  • Right to change legal gender becomes legal, but requires surgery.
    Required to change drivers liscences and birth certificates.