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State

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (3-month deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in New South Wales

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Homosexual activity in New South Wales is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1984
Legal
Sources:
Crimes (Amendment) Act 1984
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Same-sex marriage in New South Wales

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Same-sex marriage in New South Wales is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 9, 2017
Legal
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Australia since 9 December 2017. The legislation to allow same-sex marriage, the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017, passed the Australian Parliament on 7 December 2017 and received royal assent from the Governor-General the following day.
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Until Jul 1, 2010
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in New South Wales

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in New South Wales is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In New South Wales, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in New South Wales

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Right to change legal gender in New South Wales is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
Change your gender requires GRS, top surgery, or an orchiectomy.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in New South Wales

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in New South Wales is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Non-binary identities are not yet legally recognized in New South Wales.
Sources:
justiceconnect.org.au/resou…~:text=In%20NSW%2C%20you%20will%20need%20to%20visit%20a,equivalent%20Australian%20authority%29%20that%20states%20your%20gender%20
nsw.gov.au/family-and-relat…
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LGBT discrimination in New South Wales

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LGBT discrimination in New South Wales is illegal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1983
Illegal
under the Sex Discrimination Amendment Act.
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LGBT employment discrimination in New South Wales

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LGBT employment discrimination in New South Wales is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since 1983
Sexual orientation and gender identity
State law prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of "homosexuality" and "transgender status". The relevant law is Part 3A and Part 4C of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Federal law prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of "sexual orientation", "gender identity" and "intersex status". The relevant law is section 14 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.
Sources:
Part 4C, Division 2 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 - austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw…

Section 14, Sex Discrimination Act 1984 - austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth…
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LGBT housing discrimination in New South Wales

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LGBT housing discrimination in New South Wales is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in New South Wales

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Same-sex adoption in New South Wales is legal.

Current status
Since Sep 2, 2010
Legal
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Until Sep 2, 2010
Legal
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Serving openly in military in New South Wales

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Serving openly in military in New South Wales is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in New South Wales

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Blood donations by MSMs in New South Wales is banned (3-month deferral).

Current status
Since Jan 31, 2021
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since January 31, 2021, the deferral time for MSMs has been reduced to three months.
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Until Jan 31, 2021
Banned (1-year deferral)
Before January 31 2021, a 1-year deferral was in place.
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Conversion therapy in New South Wales

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Conversion therapy in New South Wales is banned.

Current status
Banned
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Equal age of consent in New South Wales

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Equal age of consent in New South Wales is equal.

Current status
Since May 27, 2003
Equal
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