Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✖ Imprisonment as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Homosexual activity in Chechenskaya Respublika is illegal (death penalty as punishment).

Current status
Since 1996
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Homosexuality became legal in every Russian federal subject in 1993, except for Chechnya.

While Chechnya does not have an official law dictating what to do against LGBTQ+ people, openly LGBTQ+ people will either get arrested, or possibly killed. Chechen police will participate in "honor killings" towards anyone who demonstrates homosexual activity or activism for queer rights.
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Same-sex marriage in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Same-sex marriage in Chechenskaya Respublika is banned.

Current status
Since Dec 29, 1995
Banned
The federal laws of Russia do not allow for same-sex unions of any kind, and the Russian constitution has defined marriage as a union strictly between a man and woman since 2020.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Chechenskaya Respublika is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Since Nov 30, 2023
Imprisonment as punishment
“Russia's parliament approved on Thursday a bill that widens a prohibition of "LGBT propaganda" and restricts the "demonstration" of LGBT behaviour, making any expression of an LGBT lifestyle almost impossible.”

“Under the new law, which still needs the approval of the upper house of parliament and President Vladimir Putin, any action or information that is considered an attempt to promote homosexuality - whether in public, online, or in films, books or advertising - could incur a heavy fine.”

After recognizing the LGBT movement as extremist in Russia, the government put more pressure on activists than on the private lives of LGBT people themselves. This has completely limited the freedom of expression for LGBT people. After recognizing LGBT as extremist, the demonstration of the LGBT flag became prohibited and because of this, you can get a fine of up to 2000 rubles or arrest for up to 15 days, and if you repeat the demonstration, criminal liability in the form of imprisonment for up to 4 years. However, imprisonment is applied only in case of demonstration of LGBT symbols, for everything else people are punished with fines.
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Jun 11, 2013–Nov 30, 2023
Fine as punishment
In 2013, Russia introduced a law known as "for the Purpose of Protecting Children from Information Advocating for a Denial of Traditional Family Values" (known worldwide as the "gay propaganda law") which prohibits the promotion of homosexual topics. According to the Russian government, this law is aimed to "protect" children from being exposed to homosexuality, since it goes against "traditional family values." Foreigners who break this law can be arrested and detained for up to 15 days (or fined up to 5,000 rubles) and then deported.
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Right to change legal gender in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Right to change legal gender in Chechenskaya Respublika is illegal.

Current status
Since Jul 19, 2023
Illegal
The upper house of Russia’s parliament unanimously approved a bill outlawing gender-affirming care and legal gender change. It also annuls marriages in which one person has “changed gender” and bars transgender people from becoming foster or adoptive parents.
Sources:
www.pressenterprise.com/2023/07/19/the-upper-house-of-russian-parliament-approves-a-ban-on-gender-changes/
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May 31, 2023–Jun 17, 2023
Ambiguous
A bill to make gender change illegal was proposed, and it will probably pass.
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Jan 19, 2018–May 30, 2023
Legal, no restrictions
Under the 2018 revision by the Ministry of Health, a medical commision can issue a certificate of gender change without the need for surgery or hormone replacement therapy.
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Nov 15, 19972018
Legal, but requires surgery
Transgender people are able to change their gender on identification documents after being issued a document from a health institution confirming the surgical requirements.
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Apr 5, 1972–Nov 5, 1997
Legal, but requires surgery
after the sex reassignment surgery that took place in September 17, 1970, a transgender man changed his legal gender and name.
Six months after change legal gender, he became a husband.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Chechenskaya Respublika is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
There's no third gender recognition.
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LGBT discrimination in Chechenskaya Respublika

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LGBT discrimination in Chechenskaya Respublika is no protections.

Current status
Since 1993
No protections
No protection against discrimination.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Chechenskaya Respublika

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LGBT employment discrimination in Chechenskaya Respublika is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Article 3 of the Labour Code prohibits employment discrimination but does not explicitly mention sexual
orientation or gender identity. Several prominent people including a TV news anchor have been fired for coming out, although some people have successfully challenged discriminatory dismissal.

LGBT housing discrimination in Chechenskaya Respublika

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LGBT housing discrimination in Chechenskaya Respublika is no protections.

Current status
Since Jul 29, 2013
No protections
LGBT people have no protection from discrimination.
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Same-sex adoption in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Same-sex adoption in Chechenskaya Respublika is single only.

Current status
Since Jul 24, 2023
Single only
Single homosexuals are allowed to adopt, but banned for transgender people.
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Jul 2, 2013–Jul 19, 2023
Single only
Adoption is being regulated by the Civil Procedure Code of Russia (Chapter 29); Family Code of Russia (Chapter 19); Federal Law On Acts of Civil Status (Chapter V). None of these documents contain any direct restriction or ban for homosexual people to ado
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Until Jul 2, 2013
Illegal
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Wednesday banning the adoption of children by same-sex couples, as part of an increasingly conservative agenda the Kremlin is pursuing since his return to power.
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Serving openly in military in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Serving openly in military in Chechenskaya Respublika is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 2003
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Open homosexuals still serve in the military.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Blood donations by MSMs in Chechenskaya Respublika is legal.

Current status
Since Apr 16, 2008
Legal

Legal
In 2008, Russia repealed its ban against gay people donating blood. The law was signed in effect on April 16, 2008 by Tatyana Golikova, the minister of Russia's Health and Social Development department
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Sep 14, 2001–Apr 16, 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
On September 14, 2001, the Russian Ministry of Health announced that men who have sex with men would be considered part of the "HIV high-risk groups," along with prostitutes and drug addicts.
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Conversion therapy in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Conversion therapy in Chechenskaya Respublika is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not condemned. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease.
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Equal age of consent in Chechenskaya Respublika

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Equal age of consent in Chechenskaya Respublika is n/a.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1997
N/A
In Chechnya, the age of consent is irrelevant since homosexuality is illegal.
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