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LGBT Rights in Macau

Macau is governed by federal Macau law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ 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
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal

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History

Homosexual activity in Macau

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Homosexual activity in Macau is legal.

Current status
Since Nov 14, 1995
Legal
There are no law specifically preventing homosexual
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Same-sex marriage in Macau

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Same-sex marriage in Macau is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Jan 2013
Unrecognized
In March 2013, José Pereira Coutinho, a Member of the Legislative Assembly, submitted a bill to the Legislative Assembly to recognize same-sex civil unions, granting them the same rights as heterosexual couples, except the right to adopt. The bill was rejected with the sole vote of Coutinho in favor, 17 votes against and 4 abstentions.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Macau

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Macau is no censorship.

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

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

Current status
Legal, no restrictions
surgery can be preformed but not required as being part of china.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Macau

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Macau

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LGBT discrimination in Macau is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
Illegal in some contexts
Full protections for Employment only. Full discrimination protections pending.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Macau

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

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
under the Macau criminal code. and under Protections for government Employees.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Macau

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LGBT housing discrimination in Macau is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
No protections
Housing discrimination protections was not added to Macau's Criminal Code. Full housing discrimination protection pending.
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Same-sex adoption in Macau

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Same-sex adoption in Macau is single only.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples. Legalization pending.
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Serving openly in military in Macau

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Serving openly in military in Macau is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions on lgbt serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Macau

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Blood donations by MSMs in Macau is banned (1-year deferral).

Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
Only for gay men. as being part of China.
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Conversion therapy in Macau

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Conversion therapy in Macau is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
as being a part of China.
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Equal age of consent in Macau

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Equal age of consent in Macau is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1996
Equal
No laws have ever existed.
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LGBT Rights in Macau