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LGBT Rights in Kareliya, Respublika republic

The laws displayed for Kareliya, Respublika are the same as Russia.
    Homosexuality
    Varies by Region
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✖ Fine as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    Ambiguous
    Military
    ✖ Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Kareliya, Respublika

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Homosexual activity in Kareliya, Respublika is varies by region.

Current status
Since 1993
Varies by Region
Homosexual activity is legal in most of Russia, however, "anti-gay sentiments remain high."

Though its illegal in Chechnya (punishable by caning on the first two offence and execution on the third offence).

On June 29, 2013, Russia was criticized internationally after a law passed that banned "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations."

Until 1993
Varies by Region
Although legal in most of Russia, in Chechnya there is a de facto criminalization of homosexuality and attacks against homosexuals are constantly ignored by the police.
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Same-sex marriage in Kareliya, Respublika

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Same-sex marriage in Kareliya, Respublika is not legal.

Current status
Since Dec 29, 1995
Not legal
The federal laws of Russia do not allow for same sex unions of any kind, and the Russian constitution defines marriage as being between a man and a woman.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kareliya, Respublika

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kareliya, Respublika is fine as punishment.

Current status
Since Nov 24, 2022
Fine as punishment
“Russia's parliament approved on Thursday a bill that widens a prohibition of "LGBT propaganda" and restricts the "demonstration" of LGBT behaviour, making any expression of an LGBT lifestyle almost impossible.”

“Under the new law, which still needs the approval of the upper house of parliament and President Vladimir Putin, any action or information that is considered an attempt to promote homosexuality - whether in public, online, or in films, books or advertising - could incur a heavy fine.”
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Jun 11, 2013–Nov 2022
Fine as punishment
In 2013, Russia introduced a law known as "for the Purpose of Protecting Children from Information Advocating for a Denial of Traditional Family Values" (known worldwide as the "gay propaganda law") which prohibits the promotion of homosexual topics. According to the Russian government, this law is aimed to "protect" children from being exposed to homosexuality, since it goes against "traditional family values." Foreigners who break this law can be arrested and detained for up to 15 days (or fined up to 5,000 rubles) and then deported.
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Right to change legal gender in Kareliya, Respublika

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

Current status
Since Jan 19, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Under the 2018 revision by the Ministry of Health, a medical commision can issue a certificate of gender change without the need for surgery or hormone replacement therapy.
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Nov 15, 19972018
Legal, but requires surgery
Transgender people are able to change their gender on identification documents after being issued a document from a health institution confirming the surgical requirements.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kareliya, Respublika

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kareliya, Respublika is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
There's no third gender recognition.
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LGBT discrimination in Kareliya, Respublika

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LGBT discrimination in Kareliya, Respublika is no protections.

Current status
Since Jul 29, 2013
No protections
Signed into law by President Vladimir Putin, the law on “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors” criminalizes public expression of support for nontraditional relationships.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Kareliya, Respublika

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LGBT employment discrimination in Kareliya, Respublika is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Article 3 of the Labour Code prohibits employment discrimination but does not explicitly mention sexual
orientation or gender identity. Several prominent people including a TV news anchor have been fired for coming out, although some people have successfully challenged discriminatory dismissal.

LGBT housing discrimination in Kareliya, Respublika

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LGBT housing discrimination in Kareliya, Respublika is no protections.

Current status
Since Jul 29, 2013
No protections
LGBT people can be fired. As well not legally able to put on pride parades. Also intense violence.
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Same-sex adoption in Kareliya, Respublika

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Same-sex adoption in Kareliya, Respublika is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Dec 29, 1995
Ambiguous
Adoption is being regulated by the Civil Procedure Code of Russia (Chapter 29); Family Code of Russia (Chapter 19); Federal Law On Acts of Civil Status (Chapter V). None of these documents contain any direct restriction or ban for homosexual people to ado
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Until Jul 2, 2013
Illegal
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Wednesday banning the adoption of children by same-sex couples, as part of an increasingly conservative agenda the Kremlin is pursuing since his return to power.
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Serving openly in military in Kareliya, Respublika

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Serving openly in military in Kareliya, Respublika is don't ask, don't tell.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 2003
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Major-General of Medical Service Valery Kulikov stated that "the new statute about military and medical expertise from July 1, 2003 does not forbid people of non-standard sexual orientation from serving in the military." Also, in February of 2010, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stated in an interview that gays are not banned from serving in the Russian armed forces.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Kareliya, Respublika

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Blood donations by MSMs in Kareliya, Respublika is legal.

Current status
Since Apr 16, 2008
Legal
In 2008, Russia repealed its ban against gay people donating blood. The law was signed in effect on April 16, 2008 by Tatyana Golikova, the minister of Russia's Health and Social Development department.
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Sep 14, 2001–Apr 16, 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
On September 14, 2001, the Russian Ministry of Health announced that men who have sex with men would be considered part of the "HIV high-risk groups," along with prostitutes and drug addicts.
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Conversion therapy in Kareliya, Respublika

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Conversion therapy in Kareliya, Respublika is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not condemned. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease.
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Equal age of consent in Kareliya, Respublika

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Equal age of consent in Kareliya, Respublika is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1997
Equal
The age of consent in Russia is 16 for both same-sex couples and opposite-sex couples.
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