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LGBT Rights in Kyïv region

The laws displayed for Kyïv are the same as Ukraine.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Kyïv

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Homosexual activity in Kyïv is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 12, 1991
Legal
Same-sex sexual activity has been legal in Ukraine since 1991.
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Same-sex marriage in Kyïv

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Same-sex marriage in Kyïv is not legal.

Current status
Since Aug 2, 2022
Not legal
Although the Ukraine Constitution defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
The country’s president Zelensky stated that Ukraine’s government may allow civil partnerships for same-sex couples in the future.
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Current status
Since Jun 17, 2018
Not legal
In June of 2018, the Ukraine justice ministry said that there is no legal grounds in Ukraine currently for same-sex marriage.

Deputy Justice Minister Natalia Bernatska has said, "To date, no draft laws or government decisions regarding the legalization of same-sex partnerships in civilian or other forms have been developed."

In August 2022, the country’s president Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated that Ukraine’s government may allow civil partnerships for same-sex couples in the future.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kyïv

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kyïv is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Kyïv is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Individuals are able to change their gender in Ukraine, however, there is a a requirement that they must be over 25 years old. Ukrainians have said that this process is long and complicated. Ukraine also does not offer non-binary options on official documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kyïv

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
Ukraine does not legally recognize a non-binary gender on official documents.
Sources:
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LGBT discrimination in Kyïv

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LGBT discrimination in Kyïv is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Nov 12, 2015
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT discrimination is prohibited at the employment level
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Jun 28, 1996–Nov 12, 2015
No protections
No protections afforded
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LGBT employment discrimination in Kyïv

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LGBT employment discrimination in Kyïv is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Nov 12, 2015
Sexual orientation and gender identity
The Ukraine parliament voted to change the country's labor code to include protection against employment discrimination regardless of "race, colour, political, religious and other beliefs, sex gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnic, social and foreign origin, age, health, disability, or suspected presence of HIV/AIDS, family and property status, family responsibilities, place of residence, or participation in a strike."
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LGBT housing discrimination in Kyïv

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LGBT housing discrimination in Kyïv is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Nov 12, 2015
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the Ukrainian Parliament.
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Same-sex adoption in Kyïv

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Same-sex adoption in Kyïv is single only.

Current status
Since Oct 31, 2016
Single only
No restrictions. No laws in place for same sex couples. Legalization pending.
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Until Oct 31, 2016
Illegal
Same-sex marriage is not legal, and only married couples can adopt.
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Serving openly in military in Kyïv

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Serving openly in military in Kyïv is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Kyïv

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Blood donations by MSMs in Kyïv is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Legal
No deferral.
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Conversion therapy in Kyïv

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Conversion therapy in Kyïv is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
No laws outlawing this practice.
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Equal age of consent in Kyïv

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Equal age of consent in Kyïv is equal.

Current status
Since Sep 1, 2001
Equal
Age of consent is equal at 16 years old.
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