Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Gender-Affirming Care
    Unknown
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Faroe Islands

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Homosexual activity in Faroe Islands is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1933
Legal
The Faroe Islands ended criminalisation of homosexuality in 1933.
Sources:
In line with Denmark as an overseas territory.
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Same-sex marriage in Faroe Islands

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Same-sex marriage in Faroe Islands is legal.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 2017
Legal
The Faroe Islands legalized same-sex marriage in 2017, becoming the last Nordic territory to do so.
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Until Jul 1, 2017
Unrecognized
A set of bills to extend Danish same-sex marriage legislation to the Faroe Islands was submitted to the Løgting on 20 November 2013.
Sources:
A set of bills to extend Danish same-sex marriage legislation to the Faroe Islands was submitted to the Løgting on 20 November 2013
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Faroe Islands

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Faroe Islands is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Faroe Islands is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
Under local law, it is legal to change genders, although the government's act notes gender identity as "insane persons", and as such from the reading of the act it is necessary to go through surgery to do so.
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Gender-affirming care in Faroe Islands

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Gender-affirming care in Faroe Islands is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Faroe Islands

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Faroe Islands is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Faroe Islands

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LGBT discrimination in Faroe Islands is illegal.

Current status
Since Dec 15, 2006
Illegal
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2007010…//www.365gay.com/Newscon06/12/121506islands.htm
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LGBT employment discrimination in Faroe Islands

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

Current status
Since Dec 15, 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Faroe Islands

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

Current status
Since Dec 15, 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Faroe Islands

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Same-sex adoption in Faroe Islands is single only.

Current status
Single only
Sources:
Denmark law yet to apply.
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Aug 22, 2017–Sep 5, 2017
Legal
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Intersex infant surgery in Faroe Islands

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Intersex infant surgery in Faroe Islands is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Faroe Islands

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Serving openly in military in Faroe Islands is legal.

Current status
Legal
Denmark responsible for defence.
Sources:
Denmark responsible for defence.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Faroe Islands

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Blood donations by MSMs in Faroe Islands is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
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Conversion therapy in Faroe Islands

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Conversion therapy in Faroe Islands is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Equal age of consent in Faroe Islands

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Equal age of consent in Faroe Islands is equal.

Current status
Equal
Age of consent equal at 15 years of age.
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