Compare LGBT Rights in Northern Mariana Islands & Palau

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93 / 100
68 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1983
Legal
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageLegalUnrecognized
Since 2008
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityAmbiguous
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1983
Equal
Since 2014
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