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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in England

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Homosexual activity in England is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1967
Legal
Added by alexwestwood96  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Section 11 of The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 built on previous legislation. It was famously used against Oscar Wilde and Alan Turing.
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1533–1885
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
The Buggery Act 1553 legistated against sodomy and while it did not explicitly target any perticular gender it was mainly used to convict men who had sex with men.
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Same-sex marriage in England

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Same-sex marriage in England is legal.

Current status
Since Mar 13, 2014
Legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in England

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in England is no censorship.

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

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

Current status
Since Apr 4, 2005
Legal, surgery not required
Gender Recognition Act 2004
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in England

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in England

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LGBT discrimination in England is illegal.

Current status
Since Oct 1, 2010
Illegal
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Until Oct 1, 2010
Illegal in some contexts
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LGBT employment discrimination in England

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

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in England

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

Current status
Since Oct 1, 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Added by alexwestwood96  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Until Oct 1, 2010
Sexual orientation only
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Same-sex adoption in England

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Same-sex adoption in England is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2005
Legal
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Serving openly in military in England

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Serving openly in military in England is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2000
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in England

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Blood donations by MSMs in England is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 14, 2021
Legal
Donors of any gender will be asked about their recent sexual activity, and those who have only had one sexual partner within the last 3-months will be eligible to donate.
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Nov 1, 2017–Jun 13, 2021
Banned (3-month deferral)
3 month deferral. Legalization pending.
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Nov 7, 2011–Nov 1, 2017
Banned (1-year deferral)
Although you can't have sex for a year.
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Conversion therapy in England

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Conversion therapy in England is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not yet banned in the UK.
Added by alexwestwood96  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in England

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Equal age of consent in England is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2001
Equal
Added by alexwestwood96  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log