aidanwelsford Alpha Tester

aidanwelsford

Born in North Vancouver, BC, Canada. Living in Greensboro, NC, for a couple years. Gay, obviously.

Location: United States

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aidanwelsford added an entry to Colombia.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Apr 8, 2016 to Apr 8, 2016.
"The magistrates of the constitutional court voted six to three against a proposed ruling that said marriage applied only to unions between men and women and that it was up to the congress and not the court to decide on same-sex marriage."
aidanwelsford added an entry to Pennsylvania.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from May 20, 2014 to now.
"U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III, a federal judge appointed by President George W. Bush, ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Pennsylvania's ban on marriage for same-sex couple[s]."
aidanwelsford added an entry to North Carolina.
Equal age of consent: Ambiguous from past to now.
State General Statute GS14-27.7 defines age of consent in North Carolina as 16 for vaginal intercourse but makes no mention of anal intercourse.
aidanwelsford added an entry to North Carolina.
Same-sex marriage: Not legal from May 8, 2012 to Oct 10, 2014.
Constitutional ban under Amendment One ballot initiative in 2011 and 2012.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (5-year deferral) from Jul 22, 2013 to now.
MSMs were previously put on indefinite deferral until the 2013 announcement by Canadian Blood Services.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Equal age of consent: Ambiguous from 1892 to May 1, 2008.
Under the Criminal Law Code at the time, age of consent to vaginal sex was raised from 12 to 14. Anal sex was not mentioned.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Equal age of consent: Unequal from May 1, 2008 to now.
Vaginal sex- 16 years, Anal sex- 18 years. Canadian Criminal Law Code amended, raising age of consent to vaginal sex from 14 to 16.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
LGBT housing discrimination: Sexual orientation only from 1977 to Jul 25, 2016.
Canadian Human Rights Act (1977, cited 1985) Gender identity is not spelled out in the BC Human Rights Code. However, there are a set of strict guidelines of exempt cases for housing protections on the basis of sexual orientation.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
LGBT employment discrimination: Sexual orientation only from 1992 to Jul 25, 2016.
Gender identity is not spelled out in the BC Human Rights Code
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, but requires surgery from past to Apr 29, 2014.
Surgery was required
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Conversion therapy: Ambiguous from past to now.
No legislation to date mentions conversion therapy.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from May 19, 1999 to now.
M v. H (Canada) rules that Constitution protects same-sex couples.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Homosexuals serving openly in military: Legal from Dec 1, 1992 to now.
Douglas v. Canada (1992) lifts national ban on LGBT involvement in military.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
LGBT discrimination: Illegal from 1996 to now.
Outlined in BC Human Rights Code
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
LGBT discrimination: Illegal from 1996 to now.
Outlined in BC Human Rights Code
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 27, 1969 to now.
Criminal Law Amendment Act (Canada) 1968-1969.
aidanwelsford added an entry to British Columbia.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Jul 20, 2005 to now.
Civil Marriage Act 2005 (Canada)