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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    Unknown
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #57 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(61.7%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (37.8%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #75 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(91.4%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (1.5%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #74 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(82.3%) Disagree
Agree (3.4%)

Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe

Ranked #18 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?"

(95%) Oppose
Favor (3%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)

Ranked #18 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Please tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement is most similar to your point of view–even if it does not precisely match your opinion. 1 Homosexuality should be accepted by society OR 2 Homosexuality should not be accepted by society"

(93%) No
Yes (5%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #91 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(76%) Not a good place
Good place (4%)

By The Numbers

93%
of Orthodox Christians support the Church's position on refusing to perform same-sex marriages
2%
oppose

History

Homosexual activity in Georgia

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Homosexual activity in Georgia is legal.

Current status
Since Feb 15, 2000
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Georgia

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Same-sex marriage in Georgia is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
The civil code of Georgia defines marriage as a union between man and woman
Sources:
Civil Code of Georgia. Article 1106
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Feb 9, 2016–Sep 17, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Required legalization under EU ruling. Recognized for immigration purposes only under 2018 EU Ruling. Civil Unions pending.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Georgia

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Georgia is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Georgia is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Surgery no required since 2018. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Georgia

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Georgia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Georgia

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LGBT discrimination in Georgia is illegal.

Current status
Since Apr 20, 2012
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Georgia

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LGBT employment discrimination in Georgia is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2014
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Georgia

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LGBT housing discrimination in Georgia is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2014
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Georgia

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Same-sex adoption in Georgia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Georgia

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Georgia is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Georgia

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Blood donations by MSMs in Georgia is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Georgia

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Conversion therapy in Georgia is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Georgia

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Equal age of consent in Georgia is equal.

Current status
Since Feb 15, 2000
Equal
According to article 140 and 141 of the Georgian Penal Code, the age of consent for both homosexual and heterosexual sex is 16.
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LGBT Rights by Region

View the LGBT laws in each individual region of Georgia.