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vviet93

An undergrad studying Economics in Canada. Especially interested in Queer Economics

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vviet93 added an entry to United States.
LGBT discrimination: Varies by Region from Jun 15, 2020 to now.
Each state has different laws.
vviet93 added an entry to Canada.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (3-month deferral) from Jun 3, 2019 to Sep 30, 2022.
vviet93 added an entry to Chad.
Homosexual activity: Illegal (imprisonment as punishment) from Aug 1, 2017 to now.
Imprisonment of 8 to 15 years as penalty.
vviet93 added an entry to Luxembourg.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from Jan 1, 2015 to now.
After same sex marriage was legalized, same sex adoption was also legalized
vviet93 added an entry to Australia.
Right to change legal gender: Varies by Region from Jul 1, 2017 to now.
Legal, but surgery requirements vary by region. Most states don't allow you to change your gender marker more than once in a 12-month period. The High Court of Australia has ruled that gender reassignment surgery does not need to be comprehensive, just be socially identifiable as your preferred gender. • Any government department that operates at a federal level does not require surgery. • In NSW a gender marker change requires GRS, top surgery, or orchiectomy. • In Queensland gender change requires an application confirming surgery or proof of reassignment surgery. • In South Australia no surgery is required, only proof of psychological counseling. • In Tasmania no surgery is required, they may require proof of psychological counseling for persons under 18. • In Victoria no surgery is required, you just have to attest you are the gender you claim. • In Western Australia surgery is not required. • In Northern Territory clinical treatment, either: surgery, hormone therapy, or counselling is required.
vviet93 added an entry to Austria.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Jan 1, 2019 to now.
Same-sex marraige was legalized
vviet93 added an entry to Brunei.
Homosexual activity: Illegal (death penalty as punishment) from Mar 28, 2019 to now.
Death penalty for married men caught in having homosexual offenses (unenforced); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women.
vviet93 added an entry to Angola.
Same-sex marriage: Unrecognized from Jan 24, 2019 to now.
Homosexuality was legalized on Jan 24th 2019, effectively changing the status of same sex unions
vviet93 added an entry to Angola.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 24, 2019 to now.
Legalized after an act of parliament
vviet93 added an entry to United States.
Serving openly in military: Legal from Jul 1, 2016 to Jan 1, 2018.
The US Army repealed the ban to serve for openly transgender individuals
vviet93 added an entry to British Columbia.
LGBT employment discrimination: Sexual orientation and gender identity from Jul 25, 2016 to now.
BC Legislature passed a bill adding gender identity to protected class in the BC Human Rights Code
vviet93 added an entry to British Columbia.
LGBT housing discrimination: Sexual orientation and gender identity from Jul 25, 2016 to now.
BC Legislature passed a bill to include gender identity in the protected class for BC Human Rights Code
vviet93 added an entry to Mississippi.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from Apr 1, 2016 to now.
Federal Judge ruled that the ban on same sex couple adopting was unconstitutional
vviet93 added an entry to Trinidad and Tobago.
Homosexual activity: Illegal (imprisonment as punishment) from past to May 17, 2015.
Most offenses still in effect as per the 1986 law. However, the anal intercourse provision have been removed.
vviet93 added an entry to Greece.
Equal age of consent: Equal from Dec 23, 2015 to now.
The Civil Union act also equalized the age of consent at 15
vviet93 added an entry to Malaysia.
Right to change legal gender: Illegal from Aug 9, 1965 to now.
A trans individual does not currently have the right to change their legal gender. A recent court ruling in favour of allowing trans women to wear female clothing was overturned by a federal court. The date reference is the date Singapore separated from Malaysia, making it the country it is today.
vviet93 added an entry to Germany.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, surgery not required from Jan 28, 2011 to now.
The German Constitutional Court found the provision that required surgery to change one's legal gender unconstitutional.
vviet93 added an entry to Turkey.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, surgery not required from 2017 to now.
Surgery is not required for gender changes in Turkey.
vviet93 added an entry to Nova Scotia.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, but requires surgery from Jan 1, 2001 to Jun 1, 2015.
In a 2001 amendment, sex change is possible but only with surgery.
vviet93 added an entry to Saskatchewan.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, but requires surgery from Aug 31, 2009 to Jun 1, 2015.
Surgery is required in the Vital Statistics Act.
vviet93 added an entry to Manitoba.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, surgery not required from Feb 1, 2015 to now.
Proof of surgery is no longer required to change one's gender on official documents
vviet93 added an entry to North Carolina.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (1-year deferral) from Dec 21, 2015 to Apr 2, 2020.
FDA issued a new directive allowing for blood donation after a 1 year deferral.
vviet93 added an entry to Oregon.
Conversion therapy: Ambiguous from May 19, 2015 to Jul 31, 2016.
Conversion therapy is banned for Minors. Technically conversion therapy is not banned for adults though close to all professional guidelines prohibits it.
vviet93 added an entry to Netherlands.
Right to change legal gender: Legal, surgery not required from Dec 18, 2013 to now.
In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of not requiring surgery to change one's gender on official documents.
vviet93 added an entry to Japan.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (6-month deferral) from Apr 1, 2011 to now.
Red Cross Japan reduces deferral for high HIV risk individual from 12 months to 6 months.
vviet93 added an entry to Greenland.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from May 27, 2015 to now.
Greenland parliament unanimously approves same sex marriage
vviet93 added an entry to Greenland.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from May 27, 2015 to now.
Parliament unanimously approved same sex marriage
vviet93 added an entry to Ukraine.
LGBT discrimination: Illegal in some contexts from Nov 12, 2015 to now.
LGBT discrimination is prohibited at the employment level
vviet93 added an entry to France.
Blood donations by MSMs: Banned (3-month deferral) from Apr 2, 2020 to Mar 15, 2022.
In July 2019, Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn announced that the deferral period would be reduced to four months of abstinence from 2 April 2020.
vviet93 added an entry to Palau.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Oct 16, 2014 to now.
Homosexuality is legal