Compare LGBT Rights in Northern Mariana Islands & Palau

Equality Index ?
90 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1983
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageLegalNot legal
Since 2008
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1983
Since 2014
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