Planken is governed by federal Liechtenstein law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions (marriage rights)
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Planken

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Homosexual activity in Planken is legal.

Current status
Since 1989
Legal
Homosexuality was legalised by the removal of sections 129 and 130 of the Criminal Code.
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Legalised by removal of sections 129 and 130 of the Criminal Code.
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Same-sex marriage in Planken

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Same-sex marriage in Planken is civil unions (marriage rights).

A new law will be going into effect in 9 months.
Going into effect Jan 1, 2025
Legal
On March 8th, 2024, the Liechtenstein government unanimously approved the legislation of gay marriage. The bill is set to go into effect on January 1st, 2025.
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Current status
Sep 1, 2011–Dec 31, 2024
Civil unions (marriage rights)
In 2011, Liechtenstein approved registered partnerships following a referendum.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Planken

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Planken is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Planken is illegal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Illegal
No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Planken

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
According to the ILGA Europe, there's no recognition of non-binary gender in Liechtenstein.
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LGBT discrimination in Planken

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LGBT discrimination in Planken is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Illegal in some contexts
Article 283(1)(6) of the Penal Code (1987), as amended by Law No. 14 (2016), bans acts of discrimination based on sexual orientation in in the provision of goods and services. Article 283 criminalises public incitement to hatred or discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Planken

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LGBT employment discrimination in Planken is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There is no explicit legal protection against LGBT discrimination in employment.

According to Article 19 of the Liechtenstein Constitution, all workers have the right to equal opportunities and treatment, however, there are no specific legislations in the context of LGBTQ+ people.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Planken

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LGBT housing discrimination in Planken is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There is no explicit legal protection against LGBT discrimination in housing.
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Same-sex adoption in Planken

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Same-sex adoption in Planken is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 1, 2023
Legal
The law allowing same-sex couples to jointly adopt received royal assent and went into effect on 1 June 2023.
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Jan 1, 2011–Jun 1, 2023
Single only
lgbt may adopt. Legalization pending.
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Serving openly in military in Planken

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Serving openly in military in Planken is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Country does not have a military presence.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Planken

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Blood donations by MSMs in Planken is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Planken

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Conversion therapy in Planken is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
In Liechtenstein, conversion therapy is currently not banned.
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Equal age of consent in Planken

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Equal age of consent in Planken is equal.

Current status
Since 2001
Equal
Although homosexual activity has been legal since 1989, the age of consent between homosexual couples and the age of consent between heterosexual couples was not equalized until 2001. The age of consent is currently 14 years old.
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