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daikman edited an entry in Poland.
"typo correction"
Censorship of LGBT Issues: Ambiguous from past to now.
The national government of Poland does not enforce censorship of LGBT issues. However, several local authorities in Poland have declared themselves "LGBT-free zones", where "homopropaganda" and LGBT…
daikman edited an entry in Singapore.
"added context"
Censorship of LGBT Issues: State-enforced from Nov 29, 2022 to now.
LGBT topics are censored in media and education by the Ministry of Communications and Information, and the Infocomm Media Development Authority.
daikman edited an entry in Singapore.
"edit to correct status with relevant source "
Censorship of LGBT Issues: State-enforced from Nov 29, 2022 to now.
LGBT topics are censored in media and education
daikman edited an entry in Belgium.
"added another source"
Conversion therapy: Not banned from past to now.
Not banned. A conversion therapy ban was announced in 2022, but no law is in effect as of now.
daikman edited an entry in Russia.
"it is not YET illegal in Russia, the source has been misinterpretted in this entry"
Right to change legal gender: Ambiguous from Jun 17, 2023 to now.
A bill proposing to ban change of legal gender has passed the first round of voting in the Duma.
daikman edited an entry in Poland.
"grammar correction"
Censorship of LGBT Issues: Ambiguous from past to now.
The national government of Poland does enforce censorship of LGBT issues. However, several local authorities in Poland have declared themselves "LGBT-free zones", where "homopropaganda" and LGBT…
daikman edited an entry in Poland.
"spelling correction"
Censorship of LGBT Issues: Ambiguous from past to now.
The national government of Poland does enforce censorship of LGBT issues. However, there are several local authorities in Poland have been declared "LGBT-free zones", where "homopropaganda" and LGBT…
daikman edited an entry in Poland.
"updated to give more context. I think ambiguous better represents the situation, given that different areas of the country have different situations."
Censorship of LGBT Issues: Ambiguous from past to now.
The national government of Poland does enforce censorship of LGBT issues. However, the are several local authorities in Poland have been declared "LGBT-free zones", where "homopropaganda" and LGBT…
daikman edited an entry in .
"death penalty for homosexuality is not used in practice."
: from past to now.
The death penalty for homosexual activity is theoretically justifiable under the Islamic Sharia, which is the main sauce of law in Saudi Arabia. However, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has…
daikman edited an entry in Uganda.
"giving more information about what is punishible by death. And changing the status to "death penalty as punishment" because homosexual activity is only not punishible by death in very restricted circumstances. Only first time offenders who do not have HIV would be imprisoned, the rest could be killed. I think this is extreme enough for us to say that the punishment is death, rather than the ambigous "other penalty" the satus is currently set as. By saying "other penalty" it implies that the penalty is neither death or imprisonment. "
Homosexual activity: Illegal (death penalty as punishment) from May 29, 2023 to now.
President Yoweri Museveni signed an "Anti-Homosexuality" bill into law. This still punishes homosexuality with imprisonment up to life, but the bill allows "aggravated homosexuality" to be punished…
daikman edited an entry in Uganda.
"corrected spelling of aggravated"
Homosexual activity: Illegal (other penalty) from May 29, 2023 to now.
President Yoweri Museveni signed an "Anti-Homosexuality" bill into law. This still punishes homosexuality with imprisonment up to life, but the bill allows homosexuality to be punished by death in…
daikman edited an entry in Michigan.
"add end date (new law has been passed)"
LGBT discrimination: Illegal in some contexts from Mar 30, 1992 to Mar 15, 2023.
Since 1992, sexual orientation has been recognized for data collection about hate crimes in Michigan. In August 2021, a court in Michigan declared that gender identity is implicitly included…
Sources: web.archive.org/web/2013010…//www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(xif12ampiewn54554wzt3bql))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-28-257a lgbtqnation.com/2021/08/cou…
daikman added an entry in Michigan.
LGBT discrimination: Illegal from Mar 16, 2023 to now.
Legislation was passed to expand the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (originally passed in 1976). All citizens of Michigan now receive "equal treatment under the law" regardless of sexuality or…
daikman edited an entry in Alabama.
"fix end date"
Same-sex marriage: Unrecognized from Aug 29, 1996 to Jun 25, 2015.
There is a ban on same sex marriage
daikman edited an entry in Alabama.
"correct date and give more details about the supreme court ruling"
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Jun 26, 2015 to now.
The supreme court found that same-sex marriage is fundamental right, making it legal in all US states. The ruling states that "the right to marry is protected by the Constitution ... This…
daikman edited an entry in Norway.
"the previous version said the status of conversion therapy was ambigous. From a legal point of view, however, it is clearly not banned in Norway. Additionally, a few people have reported that this entry is out of date. "
Conversion therapy: Not banned from past to now.
Conversion therapy is not banned in Norway. In 2022, the government introduced a proposal to ban the practice, but the adoption of a new law according to this proposal has been delayed over concerns…
daikman edited an entry in Uganda.
"change end date to when the newer law was passed. End date had previously been when the newer law was voted through parliament. "
Censorship of LGBT Issues: State-enforced from 2019 to May 29, 2023.
In 2019, the Uganda Communications Commission adopted the Standards for General Broadcast Programming in Uganda. Article 6(5) determines that “information, themes or subplots on lifestyles such as…
Sources: ilga.org/downloads/ILGA_Wor… (page 147)
daikman edited an entry in Uganda.
"add more accurate information about the bill (e.g., it had not been signed into law until May 29)."
Censorship of LGBT Issues: Imprisonment as punishment from May 29, 2023 to now.
As of May 29, 2023, the Anti-Homosexuality Bill was passed. This makes it punishable by a fine or 5-years imprisonment to "promote homosexuality" or use electronic devices for the "purposes of…
daikman edited an entry in Uganda.
"add end date (new law has been passed)"
Same-sex marriage: Banned from Apr 1, 1904 to May 28, 2023.
Marriage in Uganda is defined as a union between a man and a woman.
daikman added an entry in Uganda.
Same-sex marriage: Banned from May 29, 2023 to now.
The "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" signed into law by President Yoweri Museveni states that same-sex marriage is punishable by 10 years imprisonment. The same punishment is to be applied to those…
daikman edited an entry in Cyprus.
"update end date (law has been passed)"
Conversion therapy: Ambiguous from Jan 2022 to May 24, 2023.
In April 2022, a lawmaker introduced a bill to criminally ban conversion therapy.
daikman added an entry in Cyprus.
Conversion therapy: Banned from May 25, 2023 to now.
The practice, and advertisement, of conversion therapy was banned after 36 members of parliament (out of 50 total) voted to pass the new bill into law.
daikman edited an entry in Pakistan.
"adding more detail and non-broken sources"
Homosexual activity: Illegal (imprisonment as punishment) from Oct 6, 1860 to now.
Article 377 of the Pakistan penal code states that any "carnal intercourse against the order of nature... shall be punished with imprisonment... ". This law is rarely enforced, and has mostly been…
Sources: khalidzafar.com/wp-content/… web.archive.org/web/2023010…//www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/pakistan/
daikman edited an entry in Florida.
"the entry previously stated that surgery was required. This is not correct. Evidence of treatment is required, but treatment does not equate to surgery. A few people had reported this mistake."
Right to change legal gender: Legal, no restrictions from Oct 19, 2004 to now.
In Florida you have the right to change your gender on your birth certificate and driver's license. In both cases, a physician is required to attest that you are receiving "appropriate treatment".…
daikman edited an entry in .
"adding more/better sources"
: from past to now.
Transgender people are not allowed to change their gender in Jamaica
daikman edited an entry in .
"this states that it was illegal until 2018. It actually remains illegal today. I think this entry should be deleted."
: from past to now.
Transgender people are not allowed to change their gender in Jamaica
daikman edited an entry in Jamaica.
"This entry was innacurate as noted by several reports, and the source link was broken. It claimed that you can change your legal gender in Jamaica, which is not true. Numerous activist groups (e.g., TransWave Jamaica) are currently fighting for that right."
Right to change legal gender: Illegal from past to now.
A person's gender identity is not legally recognized in Jamaica. For all official purposes, gender assigned at birth overrules gender identity. One does not have the right to change their legal…
daikman edited an entry in Switzerland.
"adding a source"
Conversion therapy: Varies by Region from May 2, 2023 to now.
On this date, Neuchâtel banned conversion therapy. Neuchâtel is a canton of Switzerland, of which there are 26. In the other 25 member states of the Swiss Confederation, conversion therapy remains…
daikman edited an entry in Switzerland.
"The entry was innacurate, as noted by several reports. It claimed conversion therapy was banned in Mar 13, 2016. This is not at all true. Even the paragraph copied from wikipedia used as the description of the entry did not suggest that conversion therapy was banned in 2016."
Conversion therapy: Varies by Region from May 2, 2023 to now.
On this date, Neuchâtel banned conversion therapy. Neuchâtel is a canton of Switzerland, of which there are 26. In the other 25 member states of the Swiss Confederation, conversion therapy remains…
daikman edited an entry in Uganda.
"Update to President passing the bill, rather than MPs voting to pass bill.."
Homosexual activity: Illegal (other penalty) from May 29, 2023 to now.
President Yoweri Museveni signed an "Anti-Homosexuality" bill into law. This still punishes homosexuality with imprisonment up to life, but the bill allows homosexuality to be punished by death in…