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Region

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Homosexual activity in Svalbard

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Homosexual activity in Svalbard is legal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 1972
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Svalbard

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Same-sex marriage in Svalbard is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2009
Legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Svalbard

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Svalbard is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Svalbard is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 2016
Legal, surgery not required
Under Norway rules.
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Until Jul 1, 2016
Legal, but requires surgery
Surgery required.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Svalbard

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
Under Norway rules.
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LGBT discrimination in Svalbard

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LGBT discrimination in Svalbard is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Svalbard

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

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Full discrimination protections.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Svalbard

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

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Full discrimination protections.
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Same-sex adoption in Svalbard

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Same-sex adoption in Svalbard is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2009
Legal
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Serving openly in military in Svalbard

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Serving openly in military in Svalbard is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Svalbard

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

Current status
Since Apr 2017
Banned (1-year deferral)
In 2016 the Norwegian Directorate of Health decided that from April 2017 MSMs and men who had sold themselves sexually would be accepted as blood donors, provided that there had been at least 12 months since their last sexual contact.
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Conversion therapy in Svalbard

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Conversion therapy in Svalbard is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
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Equal age of consent in Svalbard

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Equal age of consent in Svalbard is equal.

Current status
Equal
Age of consent equal at 16 years of age.
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