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LGBT Rights in Tongatapu Island group

The laws displayed for Tongatapu are the same as Tonga.
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Male illegal, female legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Homosexual activity in Tongatapu

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Homosexual activity in Tongatapu is male illegal, female legal.

Current status
Since 1988
Male illegal, female legal
According to sections 136–142 of the The Criminal Offences Act, the maximum penalty for same-sex sexual activity in Tonga is 10 years in prison and whipping. Decriminalization pending.
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Same-sex marriage in Tongatapu

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Same-sex marriage in Tongatapu is not legal.

Current status
Since 1998
Not legal
Since homosexual activity is illegal in Tonga, same-sex marriage is not legal.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tongatapu

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tongatapu is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Tongatapu is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Under cross dressing part of the criminal code which also outlaws homosexuality.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Tongatapu

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Tongatapu is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Tongatapu

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LGBT discrimination in Tongatapu is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Illegal in some contexts
Some protection for sexual orientation only.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Tongatapu

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LGBT employment discrimination in Tongatapu is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Sexual orientation only
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LGBT housing discrimination in Tongatapu

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LGBT housing discrimination in Tongatapu is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Homosexuality is illegal there. Some discrimination protection under Sexual orientation only.
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Same-sex adoption in Tongatapu

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Same-sex adoption in Tongatapu is single only.

Current status
Single only
No conditions required involving lgbt people. Missing laws for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Tongatapu

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Serving openly in military in Tongatapu is legal.

Current status
Legal
No laws criminalizing or restricting lgbt serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Tongatapu

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Blood donations by MSMs in Tongatapu is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Tongatapu

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Conversion therapy in Tongatapu is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Tongatapu

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Equal age of consent in Tongatapu is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set age of consent.
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