Compare LGBT Rights in Cocos (Keeling) Islands & New Zealand

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1955
Since 1986
Same-sex marriageLegalLegal
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Conversion therapyBannedNot banned
Since 2013
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