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
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguousSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1983
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1980
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