Compare LGBT Rights in Northern Ireland & Scotland

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1982
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2005
Legal
Since 2014
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2009
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
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Since 2011
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 2000
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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