Compare LGBT Rights in American Samoa & Samoa

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1980
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2015
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousAmbiguous
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguousSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
N/A
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1980
Equal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1983
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
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