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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Unknown
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Kosovo

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Homosexual activity in Kosovo is legal.

Current status
Since Apr 7, 2008
Legal
Male homosexuality was legalized in 1994 in certain areas, homosexuality was fully legalized in 2008.
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1929–Apr 7, 2008
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Between 1929 and 2008 homosexuality was outlawed with a sentence of 1-2 years.
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Legal
Homosexuality was legal from 1858 to 1929, in 1929 however, it was criminalized. It took until 2008 (when the kosovo constitution was written) to have it decriminalized.
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Same-sex marriage in Kosovo

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Same-sex marriage in Kosovo is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
The family code of Kosovo defines marriage as between a man and a woman
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kosovo

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kosovo is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
LGBT Organizations And Statements About/Around The Community Are In No Apparent Way Affected By Censorship.
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Right to change legal gender in Kosovo

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Right to change legal gender in Kosovo is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Transgender people are not allowed to legally change their gender in Kosovo, even if they have undergone sex reassignment surgery.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kosovo

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kosovo is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Neither non-binary nor intersex is recognized in Kosovo
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LGBT discrimination in Kosovo

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LGBT discrimination in Kosovo is illegal.

Current status
Since 2013
Illegal
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Sep 20042013
Illegal in some contexts
Sexual orientation only
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LGBT employment discrimination in Kosovo

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

Current status
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Employment discrimination is illegal for both sexual orientation and gender identity since 2013
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Sep 20042013
Sexual orientation only
Employment discrimination status was sexual orientation only from 2004 to 2013
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LGBT housing discrimination in Kosovo

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

Current status
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Housing discrimination has been illegal for both sexual orientation and gender identity since 2013
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Sep 20042013
Sexual orientation only
From 2004 to 2013 the housing discrimination status was sexual orientation only in Kosovo.
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Same-sex adoption in Kosovo

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Same-sex adoption in Kosovo is single only.

Current status
Single only
Joint and stepchild adoption are not legal, but there are no restrictions against single gay individuals
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Kosovo

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Kosovo is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Blood donations by MSMs in Kosovo

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
According to a 2018 guideline for "Blood Donation Week", those who have "intimate relationships with the same sex" cannot donate blood.
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Conversion therapy in Kosovo

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Conversion therapy in Kosovo is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion therapy is not banned in Kosovo, however, it is banned in Serbia
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Equal age of consent in Kosovo

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Equal age of consent in Kosovo is equal.

Current status
Since 2004
Equal
Kosovo has an equal age of consent for both heterosexual and homosexual sexual activity
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