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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    Varies by Region
    Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #23 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(17.8%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (82.2%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #32 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(40.1%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (24.9%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #34 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(43.5%) Disagree
Agree (37.3%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)

Ranked #12 out of 34 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(24%) No
Yes (73%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #10 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(26%) No
Yes (73%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #26 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(38%) Not a good place
Good place (58%)

History

Homosexual activity in Philippines

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Homosexual activity in Philippines is legal.

Current status
Legal
The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality.
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Same-sex marriage in Philippines

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Same-sex marriage in Philippines is not legal.

Current status
Since Aug 4, 1988
Not legal
Legalization pending. Law makers say denying gay marriage is unconstitutional. Civil unions pending.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Philippines

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Philippines is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Philippines is illegal.

Current status
Since 2007
Illegal
Filipinos who undergo gender re-assignment surgery are not permitted to change their legal gender per a supreme court ruling in 2007. Individuals with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH), a very rare gender disorder, are permitted to change their gender
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Jan 1, 2007–Sep 14, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Missing non binary options on documents.
Sources:
transrespect.org
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Philippines

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

Current status
Since 2007
Not legally recognized
Transgender people have not been allowed to change their legal gender since 2007.
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LGBT discrimination in Philippines

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LGBT discrimination in Philippines is varies by region.

Current status
Since Sep 16, 2003
Varies by Region
There are some local discrimination protections for LGBT people. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill pending nationwide.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Philippines

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LGBT employment discrimination in Philippines is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Sexual orientation only
The Magna Carta for Public Social Workers assures protection from discrmination, including sexual orientation.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Philippines

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

Current status
Since Sep 16, 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Philippines

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Same-sex adoption in Philippines is single only.

Current status
Single only
Unsure of date
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Philippines

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Philippines is legal.

Current status
Since 2009
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Philippines

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Blood donations by MSMs in Philippines is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Men who have had sex with men are never allowed to donate blood.
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Conversion therapy in Philippines

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Conversion therapy in Philippines is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not banned. Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Equal age of consent in Philippines

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Equal age of consent in Philippines is equal.

Current status
Equal
Unsure of date
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