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LGBT Rights in Kiribati

    Homosexuality
    ✖ Male illegal, female legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, no restrictions
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal

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Homosexual activity in Kiribati

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Homosexual activity in Kiribati is male illegal, female legal.

Current status
Male illegal, female legal
Sexual activity between two males is illegal in Kiribati, with up to 14 years in prison as punishment. Sexual activity between two females is legal. (Decriminalization pending)
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Same-sex marriage in Kiribati

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Same-sex marriage in Kiribati is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is illegal in Kiribati.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kiribati

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kiribati is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Kiribati is legal, no restrictions.

Current status
Legal, no restrictions
transgenderism is ingrained in Kiribati culture under the term "Binabinaina", the identity of these people is recognized.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kiribati

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Kiribati

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LGBT discrimination in Kiribati is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2015
Illegal in some contexts
Only in employment.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Kiribati

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

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2015
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under article 107 2 b
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LGBT housing discrimination in Kiribati

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LGBT housing discrimination in Kiribati is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2015
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Kiribati

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Same-sex adoption in Kiribati is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place.
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Serving openly in military in Kiribati

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Serving openly in military in Kiribati is n/a.

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

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Blood donations by MSMs in Kiribati is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Kiribati

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Conversion therapy in Kiribati is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Kiribati.
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Equal age of consent in Kiribati

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Equal age of consent in Kiribati is unequal.

Current status
Unequal
for Homosexuality only.
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LGBT Rights by Island group

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