1989 in LGBT Rights

In 1989, there were 4 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 20 changes made and 14 in the following year. A total of 175 legal changes were made in the 1980s.

  • November 2
    LGBT discrimination becomes illegal.
    Article 3 of the Constitution of the State, November 2, 1989. Establishing equal conditions to all people, regardless of sex, color, race, sexual orientation.
  • October 5
    LGBT discrimination becomes n/a.
    State Constitution
  • October 1
    Same-sex marriage becomes civil unions.
    Denmark becomes the first country in the world to legally recognize same-sex unions as the Danish Registered Partnership Act goes into effect. "Two persons of the same sex may have their partnership registered."
  • July 6
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.