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LGBT Rights in Seychelles

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Seychelles

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Homosexual activity in Seychelles is legal.

Current status
Since May 18, 2016
Legal
The parliament was expected to consider the measure within few months. The Attorney General Ronny Govinden ruled out a referendum on the issue. The bill was approved on 18 May 2016.
Sources:
Wikepidia
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Same-sex marriage in Seychelles

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Same-sex marriage in Seychelles is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
Gay marriage pending.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Seychelles

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Seychelles is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Seychelles is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
The law and practices do not allow for persons to change their gender identity marker on legal and identifying documents to bring them into alignment with their gender identity. The option to identify as nonbinary, intersex, or gender-nonconforming was not available.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Seychelles

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
The option to identify as nonbinary, intersex, or gender-nonconforming is not available.
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LGBT discrimination in Seychelles

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LGBT discrimination in Seychelles is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Illegal in some contexts
Sexual Orientation in employment.

The National Anti-Bullying Policy and Strategy for Primary, Secondary Schools and Professional Centres (2018) includes specific sections referred to homophobic bullying (Section 2.1.2(iii), Section 2.2, paragraph 4, and Section 4.3).
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2021051…//www.education.gov.sc/Downloads/Policies%20and%20Strategic%20Plans/Anti%20Bullying%20Policy%20and%20Strategy%2013-3-18.pdf
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LGBT employment discrimination in Seychelles

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LGBT employment discrimination in Seychelles is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since 2006
Sexual orientation only
See articles 2, 46A (1) and 46B of the Employment Act 1995, amended by Act 4 of 2006
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobi…
staging.ilo.
org/dyn/natlex/docs/ELECTRONIC/40108/90799/F1128259675/SYC40108.pdf
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LGBT housing discrimination in Seychelles

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LGBT housing discrimination in Seychelles is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2006
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Seychelles

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Same-sex adoption in Seychelles is single only.

Current status
Single only
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Serving openly in military in Seychelles

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Serving openly in military in Seychelles is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Seychelles

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Blood donations by MSMs in Seychelles is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Seychelles

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Conversion therapy in Seychelles is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
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Equal age of consent in Seychelles

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Equal age of consent in Seychelles is equal.

Current status
Equal
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