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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #4 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?"

(1.9%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (93.6%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #1 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."

(3.7%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (84.9%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #1 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

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

(5.9%) Disagree
Agree (82.4%)

History

Homosexual activity in Iceland

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Homosexual activity in Iceland is legal.

Current status
Since Aug 12, 1940
Legal
The Icelandic parliament decriminalizes homosexuality, removes the provision of the law that made homosexuality illegal.
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Same-sex marriage in Iceland

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Same-sex marriage in Iceland is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 27, 2010
Legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Iceland

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Iceland is no censorship.

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

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

Current status
Since Jun 27, 2012
Legal, but requires surgery
Therapy is required.
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LGBT discrimination in Iceland

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LGBT discrimination in Iceland is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Iceland

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

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1996
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under Icelandic Criminal Code.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Iceland

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

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1996
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under Icelandic Law.
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Same-sex adoption in Iceland

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Same-sex adoption in Iceland is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 27, 2006
Legal
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Iceland

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Iceland is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Iceland does not have a military.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Iceland

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Iceland bans men who have sex with men from donating blood.
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Conversion therapy in Iceland

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Conversion therapy in Iceland is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Equal age of consent in Iceland

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Equal age of consent in Iceland is equal.

Current status
Equal
The age of consent in Iceland is 15 for both male-male, female-female, and male-female couples.
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