LGBT Rights in Saint Helena Geographical Entities

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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, no restrictions
    Gender-Affirming Care
    Unknown
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Saint Helena

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Homosexual activity in Saint Helena is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2001
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Saint Helena

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Same-sex marriage in Saint Helena is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 20, 2017
Legal
Under the Marriage Ordinance 2017, same-sex marriage is legal.
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Saint Helena

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Saint Helena is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Saint Helena is legal, no restrictions.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Legal, no restrictions
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Gender-affirming care in Saint Helena

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Gender-affirming care in Saint Helena is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Saint Helena

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Saint Helena is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Saint Helena

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LGBT discrimination in Saint Helena is illegal.

Current status
Since Jul 8, 2009
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Saint Helena

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LGBT employment discrimination in Saint Helena is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2009
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Saint Helena

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LGBT housing discrimination in Saint Helena is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2009
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Saint Helena

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Same-sex adoption in Saint Helena is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Intersex infant surgery in Saint Helena

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Intersex infant surgery in Saint Helena is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Saint Helena

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Serving openly in military in Saint Helena is n/a.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2000
N/A
UK defends them
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Blood donations by MSMs in Saint Helena

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Blood donations by MSMs in Saint Helena is banned (less than 6-month deferral).

Current status
Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
3 month deferral.
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Conversion therapy in Saint Helena

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Conversion therapy in Saint Helena is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Saint Helena

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Equal age of consent in Saint Helena is equal.

Current status
Equal
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