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hreestos

He/Him, 19, fashion design student, currently living in Athens, Greece, human and animal rights activist and founder of my city’s activist group @lgbtqi.ilioupolis on instagram

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hreestos added an entry to Greece.
Homosexual activity: Male illegal, female uncertain from past to Dec 23, 2015.
In Greece, homosexuality was a criminal offence up until 1951. "Incest against nature" (between men) was punished under Article 347 of the Penal Code. This article was abolished with an amendment that was voted on December 23, 2015
hreestos added an entry to Greece.
LGBT employment discrimination: Sexual orientation only from Jul 14, 2005 to Dec 9, 2016.
The Community/Union legislation (directive 2000/78) prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation in the workspace. Later on it was transferred to the Greek legal order, with law 3304/2005, almost verbatim. The greek translation of the directive and the greek law referred to sexual orientation as “genetic orientation”.
hreestos added an entry to Greece.
Blood donations by MSMs: Legal from Jan 10, 2022 to now.
In January 10, 2022 the Greek Minister of Health, Thanos Plevris, and the Deputy Minister of Health, Mina Gaga signed the determination of the content of the "Blood Donor History". In the new form, sexual orientation is disconnected from the criteria that must be met by prospective blood donors.
hreestos added an entry to Greece.
Blood donations by MSMs: Ambiguous from Sep 24, 2021 to Jan 10, 2022.
The Greek Minister of Health requested the review of the “Blood Donor History” form of the National Blood Donation Center, which, among other things, prohibits anyone who has had even a homosexual relationship since 1977 from becoming a voluntary blood donor.
hreestos added an entry to Greece.
Legal recognition of non-binary gender: Not legally recognized from Feb 13, 2018 to now.
Gender-neutral names can be used on IDs and birth certificates, following the case of Jason-Antigone Dane, but one can only legally identify as male or female