Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Gender-Affirming Care
    Unknown
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Adoption
    Unknown
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    Unknown
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Federated States of Micronesia

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Homosexual activity in Federated States of Micronesia is legal.

Current status
Legal
Homosexuality in the Federated States of Micronesia is legal.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2016031…//www.nfi.net/downloads/APCOM/Pacific%20MSM_APCOM_Aug07.pdf
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Same-sex marriage in Federated States of Micronesia

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Same-sex marriage in Federated States of Micronesia is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
Homosexual marriage is not recognized in the Federated States of Micronesia.

"Marriage between same-sex couples was not permitted in the Federated States of Micronesia: the marriage laws in the State of Kosrae state that a marriage performed in the state will only be valid if the male at the time of marriage is at least eighteen years of age and the female at least 16 years of age. As such, marriage is conceptualised and permitted between a man and a woman only."
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Federated States of Micronesia

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Federated States of Micronesia is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Federated States of Micronesia is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
There is no legal process for changing your gender.

"Moreover, these three jurisdictions do not provide any administrative or legal procedures allowing trans people to have their identified gender recognised in official documents."
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Gender-affirming care in Federated States of Micronesia

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Gender-affirming care in Federated States of Micronesia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Federated States of Micronesia

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Federated States of Micronesia is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
There is no legal process by which individuals may update their gender markers on identity documents to bring them into alignment with their gender identity, nor is there a nonbinary gender marker available.
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LGBT discrimination in Federated States of Micronesia

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LGBT discrimination in Federated States of Micronesia is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Nov 2018
Illegal in some contexts
Section 107 of Chapter 1 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia reads:

No law shall be enacted which discriminates against any person on account of race, sex, sexual orientation, language, or religion, nor shall the equal protection of the laws be denied.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2018121…//www.cfsm.fm/ifile/20%20congress/BILLS/CB_20-258.pdf
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LGBT employment discrimination in Federated States of Micronesia

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LGBT employment discrimination in Federated States of Micronesia is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Sexual orientation only
Protections for employment are only for sexual orientation.

"No law shall be enacted which discriminates against any person on account of race, sex, sexual orientation, language, or religion, nor shall the equal protection of the laws be denied."
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2018121…//www.cfsm.fm/ifile/20%20congress/BILLS/CB_20-258.pdf
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LGBT housing discrimination in Federated States of Micronesia

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LGBT housing discrimination in Federated States of Micronesia is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since 2018
Sexual orientation only
According to ILGA data base: In 2018, the Micronesian Congress passed Bill No. 20-258 (2018), which updated the country's anti-discrimination law to include "sexual orientation" in Article 107 of Chapter 1 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (2014). This prohibition is expressed in broad terms and, therefore, applies to housing.

Same-sex adoption in Federated States of Micronesia

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Same-sex adoption in Federated States of Micronesia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Intersex infant surgery in Federated States of Micronesia

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Intersex infant surgery in Federated States of Micronesia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Federated States of Micronesia

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Serving openly in military in Federated States of Micronesia is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Inapplicable since Micronesia has no armed forces
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Blood donations by MSMs in Federated States of Micronesia

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Blood donations by MSMs in Federated States of Micronesia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Conversion therapy in Federated States of Micronesia

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Conversion therapy in Federated States of Micronesia is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
There's no ban.
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Equal age of consent in Federated States of Micronesia

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Equal age of consent in Federated States of Micronesia is equal.

Current status
Equal
The age of consent in the Federated States of Micronesia is equal, being 14 for both heterosexual and homosexual couples.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2017120…//old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
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LGBT Rights by State

View the LGBT laws in each individual state of Federated States of Micronesia.