2007 in LGBT Rights

In 2007, there were 26 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 55 changes made and 50 in the following year. A total of 585 legal changes were made in the 2000s.

  • December 21
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
  • December 14
    Equal age of consent becomes equal.
  • November 17
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
    Homosexuality within Chinandega is legal
  • November 16
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
    According to Nicaraguan laws.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
    The law bans discrimination in housing for LGBT people.
  • Equal age of consent becomes equal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes legal.
    Homosexuality is legal under current legal code
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal.
    Article 36 specifically prohibits discriminations by sexual oientation
  • November 1
    Blood donations by MSMs becomes banned (6-month deferral).
  • October 16
    LGBT employment discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
    Since 2008
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal.
  • July 7
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
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  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
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  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal.
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  • June 13
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
    Illegal under the UK Federal Hate Crimes.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
    Constitutional ban on all discrimination.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal.
  • May 18
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • May 11
    LGBT employment discrimination becomes sexual orientation only.
    Since 2007
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Only for employment for sexual orientation.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes sexual orientation only.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Only sexual orientation for employment.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    The 2007 labor law protects against discrimination on employment on grounds of sexual orientation
  • May 4
    LGBT discrimination becomes illegal.
    Taiwan banned workplace discrimination against LGBT citizens in 2007.