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maxkasun added an entry to Zambia.
Equal age of consent: N/A from Sep 28, 2005 to now.
16 for heterosexual males/females. No established age of consent for homosexual males/females, but they can be charged with engaging in consensual activity starting at age 12.
Sources: Zambian Penal Code (Amendment) Act of 2003.…
maxkasun added an entry to Greenland.
Same-sex marriage: Civil unions from Apr 26, 1996 to May 27, 2015.
Recognized Denmark's registered partnership law on this date.
Sources: Yuval Merin, "Equality for same-sex couples." University of Chicago Press, 2002.
maxkasun added an entry to Greenland.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 1, 1933 to now.
Danish Penal Code of April 1930 gained effect on this date, legalizing homosexual activity.
Sources: "Penalties Under the Danish Penal Code of 1930." Denmark.
maxkasun added an entry to Greenland.
Equal age of consent: Equal from 1976 to now.
Age of consent is 15 regardless of sexual orientation; 18 for special cases between two individuals where one is in custody of the other, or who gives consent in the presence of the other's "abusing superior age or experience."
Sources: United Nations Study on Violence against Children. August 2004. Accessed 20 Aug. 2013.…
maxkasun added an entry to Australia.
Homosexual activity: Varies by Region from Mar 31, 1994 to Apr 30, 1997.
Homosexual activity was federally decriminalized by the Human Rights (Sexual Conduct) Act 1994, although some local state laws remained inconsitent until 1997.
Sources: Willett, Graham (2000). Living Out Loud: A History of Gay and Lesbian activism in Australia. Allen & Unwin. p. 237. ISBN 1 86448 949 9. "Age Of Consent & Sodomy Law awareness in Queensland Australia – need for urgent action". Queer Radio. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
maxkasun added an entry to Mexico.
Blood donations by MSMs: Legal from Dec 25, 2012 to now.
Sources: "Mexico Now Accepting Blood Donations from Gay and Bisexual Men" Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. 28 Dec. 2012.…
maxkasun added an entry to Mexico.
Equal age of consent: Equal from 1871 to now.
Illegal with a minor under 12, ambiguous rulings observed 12-18, universally legal 18+.
maxkasun added an entry to Mexico.
Serving openly in military: Ambiguous from past to 2012.
No laws seek to identify or prevent the enrollment of gays in armed services. High prevalence of harassment, encouraged leave, and dishonorable discharge if interpreted as homosexual.
Sources: Medellín, Jorge Alejandro (October 17, 2010). "Homosexualidad y Ejército" [Homosexuality and the Military]. M Semanal (in Spanish) (Milenio).
maxkasun added an entry to Mexico.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from Dec 21, 2009 to -0001.
Joint adoption legal in the Federal District of Mexico City (2010) and the state of Coahuila. Single gay persons may adopt nationwide.
Sources: "We do: Mexico City blazes trail with legalisation of same-sex marriage", The Guardian, reported by Rory Carroll, 22 December 2009
maxkasun added an entry to Mexico.
Same-sex marriage: Varies by Region from 2010 to Oct 27, 2022.
23/31 States of Mexico (and Mexico City) recognize same-sex marriage.
Sources: Grillo, Ioan. "Mexico City's Revolutionary First: Gay Marriage." Time 24 Dec. 2009: n. pag. Web. 20 Aug. 2013.
maxkasun added an entry to Mexico.
Homosexual activity: Ambiguous from 1871 to Jan 1, 2001.
Legalized during French occupation; enduring acceptance lacks protection against open homosexual displays.
Sources: Irwin, Robert McKee, et al., eds. The Famous 41: Sexuality and Social Control in Mexico 1901. New York: Palgrave, 2003. Lumsden, Ian. Homosexuality, Society and the State in Mexico. Toronto: Canadian Gay Archives, 1991.