Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Palau

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Homosexual activity in Palau is legal.

Current status
Since Oct 16, 2014
Legal
Homosexuality is legal
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Until Oct 16, 2014
Male illegal, female legal
Up to 10 years prison
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Same-sex marriage in Palau

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Same-sex marriage in Palau is banned.

Current status
Since Nov 4, 2008
Banned
Palau's Constitution defines marriage as between a man and a woman. The same-sex marriage ban was added to the Constitution in 2008. The ban was among the 22 amendments passed during the November 4, 2008 referendum.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Palau

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Palau is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Palau is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No laws in place for legally changing your gender.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Palau

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

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

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LGBT discrimination in Palau is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Palau doesn't have any anti-discrimination laws that are inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status. Palau's Constitution also doesn't have any mention of sexual orientation or gender identity. According to the ILGA World, there are no protections from discrimination or hatred incitement.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Palau

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LGBT employment discrimination in Palau is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Palau doesn't have any anti-discrimination laws that are inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status. This means LGBTI people are not protected from discrimination in employment, education, health care and other areas of public life.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Palau

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LGBT housing discrimination in Palau is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections for lgbt there.
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Same-sex adoption in Palau

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Same-sex adoption in Palau is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Palau

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Serving openly in military in Palau is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Palau has no military
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Blood donations by MSMs in Palau

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Blood donations by MSMs in Palau is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Palau

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Conversion therapy in Palau is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Palau.
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Equal age of consent in Palau

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Equal age of consent in Palau is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2014
Equal
Set age of Consent.
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LGBT Rights by State

View the LGBT laws in each individual state of Palau.