North Gyeongsang is governed by federal South Korea law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✖ State-enforced
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    Varies by Region
    Housing Discrimination
    Varies by Region
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in North Gyeongsang

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Homosexual activity in North Gyeongsang is legal.

Current status
Legal
Same-sex intercourse is not illegal for civilians in South Korea, but it is between men in the military.

Article 92-6 of the Military Criminal Act penalizes "anal intercourse" and other so-called “indecent acts” in any military setting with up to two years in prison — and all able-bodied men must serve about two years in the military. No law criminalizes heterosexual intercourse in the South Korean military.
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Same-sex marriage in North Gyeongsang

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Same-sex marriage in North Gyeongsang is banned.

Current status
Since Aug 15, 1948
Banned
There have been proposals to legalize same-sex marriage in Korea, but none have passed.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in North Gyeongsang

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in North Gyeongsang is state-enforced.

Current status
State-enforced
Haphazard self-censorship of LGBTQ+ content, expression, and assembly is common in South Korea.
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State-enforced
The Government of South Korea practiced censorship of gay content websites from 2001 to 2003, through its Information and Communications Ethics Committee, an official organ of the Ministry of Information and Communication.
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Right to change legal gender in North Gyeongsang

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

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
In a victory for LGBTQ rights, South Korea's supreme court ruled that transgender people have the right to change their legal sex status, regardless of whether they have underage children.
These guidelines include abusive or discriminatory requirements, such being at least 19 years old themselves, as well as being unmarried, diagnosed with “transsexualism” and having undergone hormone therapy and been sterilized.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in North Gyeongsang

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
No legal recognition.
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LGBT discrimination in North Gyeongsang

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LGBT discrimination in North Gyeongsang is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Aug 15, 1948
Illegal in some contexts
There are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in local jurisdictions, but national law doesn't protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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LGBT employment discrimination in North Gyeongsang

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LGBT employment discrimination in North Gyeongsang is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
Illegal in some jurisdictions, proposed nationwide
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LGBT housing discrimination in North Gyeongsang

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LGBT housing discrimination in North Gyeongsang is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
Illegal in some jurisdictions, proposed nationwide
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Same-sex adoption in North Gyeongsang

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Same-sex adoption in North Gyeongsang is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No information about when adoption regulations went into effect.
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Serving openly in military in North Gyeongsang

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Serving openly in military in North Gyeongsang is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Same-sex intercourse is not illegal for civilians in South Korea, but it is between men in the military. Article 92-6 of the Military Criminal Act penalizes “indecent acts” in any military setting with up to two years in prison — and all able-bodied men must serve about two years in the military. No law criminalizes heterosexual intercourse in the South Korean military.

However, there are some signs that restrictions on LGBTQ service members may be easing: In 2022, the South Korean Supreme Court overturned the conviction of two soldiers for gay sex, and in 2021, a district court posthumously reinstated a transgender soldier who died by suicide after being dismissed from the army.
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Blood donations by MSMs in North Gyeongsang

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Blood donations by MSMs in North Gyeongsang is legal.

Current status
Legal
South Korea forbids people who have had sex "with certain high-risk individuals" within the past one year to donate blood. These rules apply equally to all people, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The official guidelines urge people to not donate for the purposes of finding out if they have AIDS.
Sources:
hrc.org/resources/blood-donations
bloodinfo.net/knrcbs/cm/cnt…
healthhabit.tistory.com/158#:~:text=%ED%97%8C%ED%98%88%20%EC%9E%90%EA%B2%A9%20%EC%A1%B0%EA%B1%B4%20%28%EB%82%98%EC%9D%B4%2C%20%EC%B2%B4%EC%A4%91%2C%20%ED%98%88%EC%95%95%2C%20%EA%B0%84%EA%B2%A9%2C%20%ED%9A%9F%EC%88%98,%EC%95%BD%EA%B0%84%EC%9D%98%20%EC%B0%A8%EC%9D%B4%EA%B0%80%20%EC%9E%88%EA%B8%B4%20%ED%95%98%EC%A7%80%EB%A7%8C%20%ED%98%88%EC%95%95%EC%9D%B4%2010~20mmHg%20%EC%A0%95%EB%8F%84%20%EB%82%AE%EC%95%84%EC%A7%91%EB%8B%88%EB%8B%A4.
korea.kr/news/healthView.do…
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Conversion therapy in North Gyeongsang

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Conversion therapy in North Gyeongsang is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized anywhere in South Korea.
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Equal age of consent in North Gyeongsang

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Equal age of consent in North Gyeongsang is equal.

Current status
Equal
Age of consent is equal in South Korea.
Sources:
equaldex.com
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