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LGBT Rights in Falkland Islands

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, no restrictions
    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
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal

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History

Homosexual activity in Falkland Islands

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Homosexual activity in Falkland Islands is legal.

Current status
Since 1989
Legal
Same-sex sexual activity in the Falkland Islands has been legal since 1989.
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Same-sex marriage in Falkland Islands

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Same-sex marriage in Falkland Islands is legal.

Current status
Since Mar 30, 2017
Legal
The Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2017 introduced Civil Partnerships and modified the Marriage Ordinance 1996 to state that same-sex marriages are lawful and would be treated the same as marriage between a man and a woman.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2017062…//www.fig.gov.fk/assembly/index.php/public-papers/assembly-transcripts/finish/415-2017/5320-order-paper-30-march-2017
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Until Mar 29, 2017
Not legal
No kinds of same-sex unions are recognized by the Government of the Falkland Islands.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Falkland Islands

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Falkland Islands is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Falkland Islands is legal, no restrictions.

Current status
Since Apr 4, 2005
Legal, no restrictions
UK changes of gender are recognised. The Criminal Procedure and Evidence Ordinance 2014 states "the gender of an individual is his or her gender as registered at birth, unless the person possesses a gender recognition certificate issued under section 9 of the UK Gender Recognition Act 2004, in which case the person's gender is the acquired gender."
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Until 2014
Ambiguous
No laws in place to allow change of gender.
Sources:
No laws enabling this.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Falkland Islands

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Falkland Islands is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
No laws currently recognise non-binary gender.
Sources:
No laws currently recognise non-binary gender.
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LGBT discrimination in Falkland Islands

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LGBT discrimination in Falkland Islands is illegal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
Illegal
Discrimination of LGBTQ+ is currently illegal and can result in being fined or/and imprisonment.
Sources:
ilga.org, Wikipedia (locked)
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LGBT employment discrimination in Falkland Islands

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LGBT employment discrimination in Falkland Islands is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
As of 2008 (no specific date, N/D), rejecting employment due to sexual orientation or/and gender identity is currently illegal.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Falkland Islands

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LGBT housing discrimination in Falkland Islands is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Housing Discrimination laws completely protect sexual orientation and gender identity.
Sources:
islands.com/15-most-welcomi…

No reputable source. Just adding a description.
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Same-sex adoption in Falkland Islands

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Same-sex adoption in Falkland Islands is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Legal
Same-sex adoption is legal as of 2017.
Sources:
equaldex.com/issue/adoption

No reputable source. Just adding a description.
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Serving openly in military in Falkland Islands

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Serving openly in military in Falkland Islands is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 12, 2000
Legal
Serving openly in the military is legal as of the 2000's.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Falkland Islands

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Blood donations by MSMs in Falkland Islands is legal.

Current status
Since Sep 26, 2022
Legal
There is no restrictions on MSMs donating blood anymore on the Falkland Islands.
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Jan 1, 2011–Sep 26, 2022
Banned (3-month deferral)
As of 2011, a 3 month deferral is applied after same-sex intercourse. Meaning, the couple must wait 3 months after intercourse to donate blood.
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Conversion therapy in Falkland Islands

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Conversion therapy in Falkland Islands is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
No laws currently ban conversion therapy.
Sources:
No laws currently ban conversion therapy.
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Equal age of consent in Falkland Islands

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Equal age of consent in Falkland Islands is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2005
Equal
Age of Consent for sex is equal in the Falkland Islands.
Sources:
equaldex.com
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