Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Somalia

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Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Since 1975
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipN/A
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Not legally recognized
Since 1960
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
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