Trenciansky kraj is governed by federal Slovakia law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unregistered cohabitation
    Censorship
    Ambiguous
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Trenciansky kraj

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Homosexual activity in Trenciansky kraj is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1961
Legal
Homosexuality was legalized in the former Czechoslovakia.
Added by vviet93  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Trenciansky kraj

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Same-sex marriage in Trenciansky kraj is unregistered cohabitation.

Current status
Since 2018
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2018, Slovakia recognizes a close person, defined as a sibling or a spouse. A family member or a person in a relationship shall be considered under law a close person if an injury suffered by one of them is "reasonably felt by the other person as an injury suffered by him or her." Limited rights are granted, namely in the area of inheritance.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Trenciansky kraj

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Trenciansky kraj is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Though no official legislation exists, the ministry of culture under directions of Minister Martina Šimkovi?ová shut down the Bratislava Art Gallery as it hosted art the ministry deemed to be “homosexual”. Potential legislation in the future is supported by the Fico Government
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Right to change legal gender in Trenciansky kraj

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Right to change legal gender in Trenciansky kraj is illegal.

Current status
Since 2022
Illegal
Currently it is de facto not possible to change the legal gender. The law requires surgery and sterilization, which was ruled illegal under EU court.
Due to a lack of standards and regulations as of November 18, 2022, healthcare facilities in Slovakia are refusing to treat transgender patients, forcing them to travel abroad for care.
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Until Jan 1, 2016
Ambiguous
Legal, requirements ambiguously defined.
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Jan 1, 1970–-0001
Legal, but requires surgery
Prior to 2022, Gender change was legal and easier to access
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Trenciansky kraj

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
A report by Ilga’s rainbow map shows Slovakia doesn’t recognise none Binary genders
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LGBT discrimination in Trenciansky kraj

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LGBT discrimination in Trenciansky kraj is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since May 22, 2013
Illegal in some contexts
Homophobia is now considered hate speech, though some policies haven’t been filled like in the west
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LGBT employment discrimination in Trenciansky kraj

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LGBT employment discrimination in Trenciansky kraj is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Act No. 365/2004 on Equal treatment gives protections for LGB People, Trans people would be covered later on when the act was amended in 2018
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LGBT housing discrimination in Trenciansky kraj

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LGBT housing discrimination in Trenciansky kraj is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
Sexual orientation only
Under the amendment Anti-Discrimination Act, Gays and lesbians are protected, this doesn’t apply to trans people unfortunately
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Same-sex adoption in Trenciansky kraj

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Same-sex adoption in Trenciansky kraj is single only.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Single only
LGB couples cannot adopt in Slovakia as of 2023. All single people regardless of sexual orientation can however
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Serving openly in military in Trenciansky kraj

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Serving openly in military in Trenciansky kraj is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1993
Legal
Legal for all people
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Until Dec 31, 1992
N/A
Only place you cannot serve is in Cyprus.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Trenciansky kraj

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Blood donations by MSMs in Trenciansky kraj is banned (1-year deferral).

Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
Changes pending.
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Conversion therapy in Trenciansky kraj

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Conversion therapy in Trenciansky kraj is not banned.

Current status
Since Jan 22, 2018
Not banned
Not criminalized or regulated, Due to Christian attitudes, this isn’t likely to change
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Equal age of consent in Trenciansky kraj

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Equal age of consent in Trenciansky kraj is equal.

Current status
Equal
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