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LGBT Rights in Liechtenstein

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Civil unions
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal

Public Opinion

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History

Homosexual activity in Liechtenstein

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Homosexual activity in Liechtenstein is legal.

Current status
Since 1989
Legal
Homosexuality was legalised by the removal of sections 129 and 130 of the Criminal Code.
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Legalised by removal of sections 129 and 130 of the Criminal Code.
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Same-sex marriage in Liechtenstein

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Same-sex marriage in Liechtenstein is civil unions.

Current status
Since Sep 1, 2011
Civil unions
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Liechtenstein

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Liechtenstein is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Liechtenstein is illegal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Illegal
No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Liechtenstein

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
According to the ILGA Europe, there's no recognition of non-binary gender in Liechtenstein.
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LGBT discrimination in Liechtenstein

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LGBT discrimination in Liechtenstein is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Illegal in some contexts
Article 283(1)(6) of the Penal Code (1987), as amended by Law No. 14 (2016), bans acts of discrimination based on sexual orientation in in the provision of goods and services. Article 283 criminalises public incitement to hatred or discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Liechtenstein

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LGBT employment discrimination in Liechtenstein is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There is no explicit legal protection against LGBT discrimination in employment.

According to Article 19 of the Liechtenstein Constitution, all workers have the right to equal opportunities and treatment, however, there are no specific legislations in the context of LGBTQ+ people.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Liechtenstein

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LGBT housing discrimination in Liechtenstein is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There is no explicit legal protection against LGBT discrimination in housing.
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Same-sex adoption in Liechtenstein

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Same-sex adoption in Liechtenstein is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 1, 2023
Legal
The law allowing same-sex couples to jointly adopt received royal assent and went into effect on 1 June 2023.
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Jan 1, 2011–Jun 1, 2023
Single only
lgbt may adopt. Legalization pending.
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Serving openly in military in Liechtenstein

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Serving openly in military in Liechtenstein is n/a.

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

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Blood donations by MSMs in Liechtenstein is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Liechtenstein

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Conversion therapy in Liechtenstein is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Ambiguous
Under Switzerland's law which made it illegal. nothing in Liechtenstein.
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Equal age of consent in Liechtenstein

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Equal age of consent in Liechtenstein is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2001
Equal
Since legalization.
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LGBT Rights by Commune

View the LGBT laws in each individual commune of Liechtenstein.