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chae added an entry to New Zealand.
Conversion therapy: Banned from Feb 19, 2022 to now.
With 112 affirmative votes and 8 opposed votes, the Parliament of New Zealand passed the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Act, banning conversion therapy on February 15, 2022, which took partial effect on February 19, 2022, with the remaining protections for those over 18 with "decision-making" capacity where "serious harm" has not been caused will take effect on July 19, 2022.
Sources: Act (as enacted): legislation.govt.nz/act/pub… Parliamentary Hansard (vote as recorded; at bottom of page): parliament.nz/en/pb/hansard… CNN (media): cnn.com/2022/02/15/asia/new…
chae added an entry to Croatia.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from May 26, 2022 to now.
Despite not having same-sex marriage, Croatia allows joint adoption for same-sex couples. This follows a six-year legal battle which was finally settled when the High Administrative Court rejected an appeal by a government ministry against an earlier ruling by the Zagreb court. The ministry can no longer appeal this verdict.
chae added an entry to Thailand.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Not legally recognized from past to now.
Thailand doesn't allow changing legal gender.
chae added an entry to Chile.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from Dec 9, 2021 to now.
The new law that legalizes same-sex marriage also provides adoption benefits to same-sex couples.
chae added an entry to Chile.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Mar 10, 2022 to now.
The Chilean president has signed into law a bill that was approved by the Congress legalizing same-sex marriage.
chae added an entry to Germany.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from Oct 1, 2017 to now.
The law that allows same-sex marriage in Germany also gives adoption rights to those couples.
chae added an entry to Germany.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Intersex only from Jan 1, 2019 to now.
Intersex people in Germany can now legally identify themselves as such under a new law that took effect January 1, 2019.
chae added an entry to Uruguay.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Recognized from past to now.
Uruguay allows non-binary people to have their gender fully legally recognised through self-declaration.
chae added an entry to Denmark.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Ambiguous from Sep 12, 2014 to now.
The Danish government allows the 'X' gender marker in passports, however only transgender people without a legal gender change can obtain it in their passport.
chae added an entry to Chile.
Conversion therapy: Banned from Aug 3, 2021 to now.
The Senate approved the bill that modifies and strengthens Law No. 20,609, which establishes measures against discrimination, adding as arbitrary discrimination any act, practice and/or medical, psychological, psychiatric treatment or of any other nature that aims to modify the sexual orientation or gender identity and expression of a person or a group of people.
chae added an entry to Uruguay.
Conversion therapy: Banned from 2017 to now.
In 2017, Uruguay implemented a mental health law that covers the ban on conversion therapy.
chae added an entry to Greenland.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, surgery not required from Sep 12, 2014 to now.
The Danish government has removed any medical requirements for changing one's gender legally.
chae added an entry to Greenland.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Ambiguous from Sep 12, 2014 to now.
The Danish government allows the 'X' gender marker in passports, however only transgender people without a legal gender change can obtain it in their passport.
chae added an entry to Bangladesh.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, surgery not required from Nov 11, 2013 to now.
Bangladeshi transgender people are allowed to change their legal gender.
chae added an entry to Bangladesh.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Recognized from Nov 11, 2013 to now.
The Bangladeshi government has acknowledged a third gender (hijra), and is allowed to be legally registered as a gender.
chae added an entry to India.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Recognized from Apr 15, 2014 to now.
India's Supreme Court has ruled to recognize a third gender commonly known as hijra. Indian passports display this with the descriptor "O" (other), with other identification documents also availble with "T" (transgender) and "TG" (third gender).
chae added an entry to Mexico.
Conversion therapy: Varies by Region from Jul 31, 2020 to now.
Some states have banned conversion therapy. Nationwide ban pending.
chae added an entry to Iceland.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Recognized from Jun 18, 2019 to now.
The new law also allows people to register a third gender option 'X' as their legal gender.
chae added an entry to Pakistan.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Recognized from May 11, 2018 to now.
Transgender people in Pakistan are allowed to identify as male, female, a blend of both, or neither.
chae added an entry to Philippines.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Ambiguous from past to 2007.
There is no law concerning non-binary gender.
chae added an entry to Philippines.
LGBT employment discrimination: Sexual orientation only from past to now.
The Magna Carta for Public Social Workers assures protection from discrimination, including sexual orientation and sex, but does not specify gender identity.