Compare LGBT Rights in England & Northern Ireland

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1967
Legal
Since 1982
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2005
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2005
Legal
Since 2013
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2021
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Since 2005
Ambiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 2001
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