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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (3-month deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Homosexual activity in Northern Ireland

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Homosexual activity in Northern Ireland is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 8, 1982
Legal
Homosexual activity in Northern Ireland has been legal since 1982.
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Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland

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Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 13, 2020
Legal
Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019
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Dec 5, 2005–Jan 12, 2020
Civil unions
Civil partnership
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Dec 5, 2005–Aug 26, 2018
Civil unions
Activists are trying to get this legalized. Legalized required under EU Ruling. Gay marriage legalization pending. Foreign Same Sex Marriage recognized from other countries.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Northern Ireland

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Northern Ireland is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Northern Ireland is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Apr 4, 2005
Legal, but requires surgery
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Apr 4, 2005–Jun 1, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Not required.
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LGBT discrimination in Northern Ireland

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LGBT discrimination in Northern Ireland is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Oct 1, 2010
Illegal in some contexts
Laws against inciting hatred on sexual orientation through an aggravating circumstance and anti-discrimination laws in all areas on sexual orientation and gender identity (including harassment, victimisation, direct and indirect discrimination).
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LGBT employment discrimination in Northern Ireland

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LGBT employment discrimination in Northern Ireland is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Dec 2, 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Northern Ireland

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LGBT housing discrimination in Northern Ireland is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Dec 2, 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Northern Ireland

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Same-sex adoption in Northern Ireland is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 11, 2013
Legal
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Northern Ireland

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Northern Ireland is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 12, 2000
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Northern Ireland

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Blood donations by MSMs in Northern Ireland is banned (3-month deferral).

Current status
Since Jun 1, 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
1-year deferral reduced to a 3-month deferral in line with other UK regions (at the time).
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Sep 10, 2016–May 31, 2020
Banned (1-year deferral)
According to the BBC.
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Until Sep 9, 2016
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Banned
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Conversion therapy in Northern Ireland

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Conversion therapy in Northern Ireland is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
There is no legislation outlawing conversion therapy, but it is not condoned.
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Sep 9, 2016–Sep 25, 2018
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending. Soon to be outlawed in Ireland. As well as across the UK too.
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Equal age of consent in Northern Ireland

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Equal age of consent in Northern Ireland is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 8, 2001
Equal
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