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beeurd added an entry to Gambia.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Not legally recognized from past to now.
The Gambia does not allow people to change their gender.
beeurd added an entry to Gambia.
Homosexual activity: Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment) from Sep 10, 2014 to now.
In 2014 the Criminal Code was updated to allow sentences of up life imprisonment for "aggrevated homosexuality".
beeurd added an entry to Japan.
Conversion therapy: Not banned from past to now.
There are no laws banning conversion therapy in Japan.
Sources: No law to cite.
beeurd added an entry to Gabon.
Equal age of consent: Unequal from Jul 5, 2019 to Jun 29, 2020.
Homosexual activity is illegal.
beeurd added an entry to Gabon.
Homosexual activity: Illegal (imprisonment as punishment) from Jul 5, 2019 to Jun 29, 2020.
Article 402 of the Penal Code outlines moral offences, including "sexual relations between persons of the same sex", punishable by imprisonment of up to six months and a fine of up to 5 million CFA francs.
beeurd added an entry to California.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (3-month deferral) from Apr 2, 2020 to now.
3-month deferral in line with FDA guidance.
beeurd added an entry to Colorado.
Conversion therapy: Banned from May 31, 2019 to now.
Conversion Therapy is banned for people under the age of 18. It is also considered a "deceptive trade practice" to advertise such services.
beeurd added an entry to Northern Ireland.
Blood donations by MSMs: Legal from Aug 16, 2021 to now.
Blood donation criteria brought in line with UK rules, after being delayed since June 2021.
beeurd added an entry to Poland.
Homosexual activity: Ambiguous from Nov 11, 1918 to Jul 11, 1932.
During the Second Polish Republic, same sex activity was not legislated against, but was considered taboo.
beeurd added an entry to Poland.
Homosexual activity: Illegal (other penalty) from 1815 to Nov 11, 1918.
During the Partitions of Poland, the Polish state had ceased to exist and laws from other states were forced upon the lands. in 1945 Russia's penal code specified a punishment of forced resettlement to Siberia.
beeurd added an entry to Poland.
Homosexual activity: Illegal (death penalty as punishment) from Sep 1, 1939 to Jan 1945.
LGBT people were persecuted by Nazi forces during the German occupation of the Second World War.
beeurd added an entry to India.
Same-sex marriage: Unregistered cohabitation from Jun 12, 2020 to now.
The Uttarakhand High Court acknowledged that cohabitation and "live-in relationships" are protected by law.
beeurd added an entry to Cyprus.
Equal age of consent: Unequal from May 21, 1998 to Jul 10, 2002.
Age of consent for homosexual couples set at 18 versus 16 for heterosexual couples.
beeurd added an entry to Falkland Islands.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Not legally recognized from past to now.
No laws currently recognise non-binary gender.
Sources: No laws currently recognise non-binary gender.
beeurd added an entry to Falkland Islands.
Right to change legal gender: Illegal from 2014 to now.
Currently not possible by the law of the Falkland Islands, although UK changes of gender are recognised. The Criminal Procedure and Evidence Ordinance 2014 states "the gender of an individual is his or her gender as registered at birth, unless the person possesses a gender recognition certificate issued under section 9 of the UK Gender Recognition Act 2004, in which case the person's gender is the acquired gender."
beeurd added an entry to Falkland Islands.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Mar 30, 2017 to now.
The Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2017 introduced Civil Partnerships and modified the Marriage Ordinance 1996 to state that same-sex marriages are lawful and would be treated the same as marriage between a man and a woman.
Sources: web.archive.org/web/2017062…//www.fig.gov.fk/assembly/index.php/public-papers/assembly-transcripts/finish/415-2017/5320-order-paper-30-march-2017
beeurd added an entry to New Zealand.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (3-month deferral) from Dec 1, 2020 to now.
12 month deferral periods were dropped to 3 months across multiple categories of donor, including MSMs.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Equal age of consent: Unequal from 1992 to 2006.
The Sexual Offences Act 1992 decriminalised homosexual activity but set the age of consent for same sex male couples to 21, which was reduced to 18 in 2001 by the Criminal Justice Act 2001, compared to 16 for heterosexual couples.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Equal age of consent: Equal from 2006 to now.
Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2006 updated the 1992 Act to bring the age of consent for all into alignment.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Conversion therapy: Not banned from past to now.
No Conversion Therapy ban in place.
Sources: No laws have yet addressed this issue.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (indefinite deferral) from past to now.
In 2014 this position was reviewed but found that the blood bank needed to address a number of issues before they could consider changing the donor selection criteria.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Serving openly in military: N/A from past to now.
As a British Crown Dependency, the Isle of Man does not have it’s own military, and relies on the United Kingdom for defence.
Sources: Not applicable
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from 2011 to now.
The Civil Partnership Act 2011 enabled adoption for same-sex couples.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
LGBT housing discrimination: Sexual orientation and gender identity from Jan 1, 2019 to now.
The Equality Act 2017, which became law in 2019, provided comprehensive protection from discrimination.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
LGBT employment discrimination: Sexual orientation and gender identity from Sep 1, 2006 to now.
Employment discrimination was banned by the Employment Act 2006, and further enhanced by the Equality Act 2017.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
LGBT discrimination: Illegal from Jan 1, 2019 to now.
The Equality Act 2017, which became law in 2019, provided comprehensive protection from discrimination.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, surgery not required from 2009 to now.
The right to change legal gender was introduced by the Gender Recognition Act 2009.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Same-sex marriage: Civil unions from Apr 6, 2011 to Jul 21, 2016.
Civil Partnerships were introduced by the Civil Partnership Act 2011.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Jul 22, 2016 to now.
Legalised by the Marriage and Civil Partnership Act 2016.
beeurd added an entry to Isle of Man.
Homosexual activity: Male illegal, female uncertain from past to Sep 1992.
Men convicted of buggery or indecent acts were imprisoned or sentenced to community service as late as 1991. Historical gay sex offences were formally and automatically pardoned by the Sexual Offences and Obscene Publications Act 2021.