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    Homosexuality
    Ambiguous
    Gay Marriage
    Ambiguous
    Censorship
    Unknown
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    Unknown
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    Unknown
    Conversion Therapy
    Unknown
    Age of Consent
    Ambiguous
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Homosexual activity in North Korea

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Homosexual activity in North Korea is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Sep 14, 1948
Ambiguous
North Korea claims that all citizens are treated equally regardless of sexual orientation however, the realities of being LGBT in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is unclear. Date shown is the North's declaration of statehood.
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Same-sex marriage in North Korea

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Same-sex marriage in North Korea is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Sep 14, 1948
Ambiguous
North Korean depictions of love and marriage remain heterosexist however, the North Korean government has liberalized its views on marriage and love as private matters between consenting adults.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in North Korea

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in North Korea is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Right to change legal gender in North Korea

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Right to change legal gender in North Korea is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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LGBT discrimination in North Korea

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LGBT discrimination in North Korea is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 14, 1948
No protections
The North Korean Constitution states that all citizens are equal but it is unclear if this equality is extended to LGBT citizens.
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LGBT employment discrimination in North Korea

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LGBT employment discrimination in North Korea is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 14, 1948
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in North Korea

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LGBT housing discrimination in North Korea is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 14, 1948
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in North Korea

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Same-sex adoption in North Korea is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Homosexuals serving openly in military in North Korea

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in North Korea is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Sep 14, 1948
Ambiguous
North Koreans serving in the military are required to maintain 10 (ten) years of celibacy . Homosexual behavior in the military has been described as situational behavior rather than a genuine behavior.
Sources:
Hassig and Oh (2009) The Hidden People of North Korea
Martin (2006) Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader, p. 521
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Blood donations by MSMs in North Korea

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Blood donations by MSMs in North Korea is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Conversion therapy in North Korea

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Conversion therapy in North Korea is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Equal age of consent in North Korea

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Equal age of consent in North Korea is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Although the North Korean government states that homosexuality is legal, there is no LGBT age of consent. The criminal code however states that sexual intercourse with a female under the age of 15 will result in 'grave punishment'.
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