Homosexuality
    ✖ Male illegal, female legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Gender-Affirming Care
    ✖ Legal, but restricted for minors
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    Female equal, male N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Papua New Guinea

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Homosexual activity in Papua New Guinea is male illegal, female legal.

Current status
Since 2002
Male illegal, female legal
Men can receive 3 to 14 years of imprisonment under Criminal Code 1974. The legislation lists homosexuality under "Unnatural Offenses" and "Indecent Practices Between Males."
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Same-sex marriage in Papua New Guinea

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Same-sex marriage in Papua New Guinea is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
No laws in place.
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Papua New Guinea

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Papua New Guinea is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Papua New Guinea is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No laws in place.
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Gender-affirming care in Papua New Guinea

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Gender-affirming care in Papua New Guinea is legal, but restricted for minors.

Current status
Since 1980
Legal, but restricted for minors
In 1980, Papua New Guinea adopted the ICD-9 classification, which included codes allowing for the diagnosis of transsexualism in adults.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Papua New Guinea

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Papua New Guinea is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
No legal recognition.
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LGBT discrimination in Papua New Guinea

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LGBT discrimination in Papua New Guinea is no protections.

Current status
Since 2002
No protections
As male homosexuality is illegal, no protection is available to any members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Sources:
Homosexuality Activity entry
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LGBT employment discrimination in Papua New Guinea

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LGBT employment discrimination in Papua New Guinea is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2002
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Papua New Guinea

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LGBT housing discrimination in Papua New Guinea is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2002
No protections
It is still illegal for males.
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Same-sex adoption in Papua New Guinea

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Same-sex adoption in Papua New Guinea is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Intersex infant surgery in Papua New Guinea

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Intersex infant surgery in Papua New Guinea is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Papua New Guinea

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Serving openly in military in Papua New Guinea is legal.

Current status
Legal
Nationwide.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Papua New Guinea

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Blood donations by MSMs in Papua New Guinea is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Legal
As part of Indonesia.
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Conversion therapy in Papua New Guinea

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Conversion therapy in Papua New Guinea is not banned.

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

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Equal age of consent in Papua New Guinea is female equal, male n/a.

Current status
Female equal, male N/A
Anal sex is illegal in Papua new Guinea and therefore it is illegal for males. However oral and other types of sex are legal and the age of consent is 16.
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