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LGBT Rights in South Jeolla province

The laws displayed for South Jeolla are the same as South Korea.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    Ambiguous
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Homosexual activity in South Jeolla

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Homosexual activity in South Jeolla is legal.

Current status
Legal
Same-sex intercourse is not illegal for civilians in South Korea, but it is between men in the military.

Article 92-6 of the Military Criminal Act penalizes "anal intercourse" and other so-called “indecent acts” in any military setting with up to two years in prison — and all able-bodied men must serve about two years in the military. No law criminalizes heterosexual intercourse in the South Korean military.
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Same-sex marriage in South Jeolla

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Same-sex marriage in South Jeolla is not legal.

Current status
Since Aug 15, 1948
Not legal
There has been proposals to legalize gay marriage, but none have passed as of May 2022.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in South Jeolla

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in South Jeolla is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Haphazard self-censorship of LGBTQ+ content, expression, and assembly is common in South Korea.
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State-enforced
The Government of South Korea practiced censorship of gay content websites from 2001 to 2003, through its Information and Communications Ethics Committee, an official organ of the Ministry of Information and Communication.
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Right to change legal gender in South Jeolla

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Right to change legal gender in South Jeolla is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
There is no law governing legal gender recognition in South Korea, which means that applicants must apply for legal gender recognition through the courts in accordance with the “Guidelines for the Handling of Petition for Legal Sex Change Permit of Transgender People” adopted by the Supreme Court in 2006.

These guidelines include abusive or discriminatory requirements, such being at least 19 years old themselves, as well as being unmarried, diagnosed with “transsexualism” and having undergone hormone therapy and been sterilized.
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Jun 22, 2006–Mar 22, 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Transgender South Koreans are permitted to change their gender on all legal documents following gender reassignment surgery.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in South Jeolla

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in South Jeolla is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in South Jeolla

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LGBT discrimination in South Jeolla is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Aug 15, 1948
Illegal in some contexts
There are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in local jurisdictions, but national law doesn't protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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LGBT employment discrimination in South Jeolla

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LGBT employment discrimination in South Jeolla is no protections.

Current status
No protections
In South Korea, national law provides no protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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LGBT housing discrimination in South Jeolla

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LGBT housing discrimination in South Jeolla is no protections.

Current status
No protections
In South Korea, national law provides no protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Same-sex adoption in South Jeolla

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Same-sex adoption in South Jeolla is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No information about when adoption regulations went into effect.
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Serving openly in military in South Jeolla

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Serving openly in military in South Jeolla is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Same-sex intercourse is not illegal for civilians in South Korea, but it is between men in the military. Article 92-6 of the Military Criminal Act penalizes “indecent acts” in any military setting with up to two years in prison — and all able-bodied men must serve about two years in the military. No law criminalizes heterosexual intercourse in the South Korean military.

However, there are some signs that restrictions on LGBTQ service members may be easing: In 2022, the South Korean Supreme Court overturned the conviction of two soldiers for gay sex, and in 2021, a district court posthumously reinstated a transgender soldier who died by suicide after being dismissed from the army.
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Blood donations by MSMs in South Jeolla

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Blood donations by MSMs in South Jeolla is banned (1-year deferral).

Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
A deferral is applied after same-sex intercourse.
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equaldex.com
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Conversion therapy in South Jeolla

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Conversion therapy in South Jeolla is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized anywhere in South Korea.
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Equal age of consent in South Jeolla

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Equal age of consent in South Jeolla is equal.

Current status
Equal
Age of consent is equal in South Korea.
Sources:
equaldex.com
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