Compare LGBT Rights in Northern Ireland & Scotland

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1982
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2010
Illegal
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2009
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 2000
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