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nashtags added an entry to Switzerland.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (1-year deferral) from Nov 29, 2017 to now.
In early May 2017, the National Council approved a motion calling on all restrictions on gay and bisexual men donating blood to be lifted. According to the National Council, only risky behaviour should be a factor for blood donation, not one's sexual orientation. The motion, introduced by the Conservative Democrats, was approved 97–89.[66] However, this was rejected by the Council of States on 29 November 2017.[67] The 1 year deferral period for gay and bisexual men donating blood therefore remains in place.
nashtags added an entry to Switzerland.
LGBT housing discrimination: Sexual orientation and gender identity from Apr 18, 1999 to now.
Sources: Article 8 of the Federal Constitution admin.ch/opc/en/classified-…
nashtags added an entry to Switzerland.
LGBT employment discrimination: Sexual orientation and gender identity from Apr 18, 1999 to now.
Article 8 of the Constitution
Sources: Article 8 of the Federal Constitution admin.ch/opc/en/classified-…
nashtags added an entry to Switzerland.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from Sep 26, 2021 to now.
The new law of same sex marriage for Switzerland also guarantees adoption rights for same sex couples.
Sources: www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58696604.amp
nashtags added an entry to Switzerland.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, surgery not required from past to now.
Change of sex is legal though there are now specific laws concerning the matter. In 1993, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland stated that a change of sex should be "irreversible"; many judges interpreted it as the person had to go under surgery. In 2012, the Federal Department of Justice and Police via its Federal Office for Civil Registration released a statement about how transsexualism should be handled by cantonal Register offices. The FOCR stated that the Judges and Authorities should cease to oblige a person to go through forced sterilisation in order to have their sex change recognised. Furthermore, a person is granted to choose his or her gender according to his or her social gender and not anymore according to his or her biological gender.
Sources: FOCR Statement (in German, French, Italian): ejpd.admin.ch/content/dam/d… Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland Statement (in German): transgender-network.ch/wp-c…
nashtags added an entry to Switzerland.
Homosexuals serving openly in military: Legal from May 17, 1992 to now.
Code pénal suisse. Code pénal militaire (Infraction contre l'intégrité sexuelle): Modification du 21 juin 1991 pp 63-78