Compare LGBT Rights in French Polynesia & Samoa

Equality Index ?
100 / 100
69 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2013
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2013
Single only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2022
Since 2007
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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