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LGBT Rights by Country

Note: This document was autogenerated from Wikipedia on Sep 20, 2020. Please do your own research into the climate for LGBT people in these areas!

Canada

Canada has broad LGBT protection laws at the national level.

Ban on conversion therapy in Manitoba, Ontaria, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Vancouver!

Recognition of nonbinary genders!

United States

The US does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Broad discrimination laws only in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Minnesota, Illinois, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, and Hawaii.

No incitement to hatred laws.

Ban on converstion therapy in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Illinois, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Hawaii!

Altering sex on birth certificate requires SRS except in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Montana, South Dakota, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Hawaii.

Recognition of nonbinary genders in Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Wisconsin, Arkansas, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine!

Austria

Austria does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

No hate crime laws.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only.

Germany

Germany does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Discrimination laws written into the state consitutions of Brandenburg, Thuringia, Berlin, Bremen, and Saarland, as well as Saxony-Anhalt in the public sector!

No hate crime laws.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only.

Ban on conversion therapy!

Denmark

Denmark has broad LGBT protection laws at the national level.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only.

Recognition of nonbinary genders!

Finland

Finland does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Legal gender identity change requires surgery.

Iceland

Iceland has broad LGBT protection laws at the national level.

Recognition of nonbinary genders!

Norway

Norway does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Hate crime laws for sexual orientation only.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only.

Sweden

Sweden has broad LGBT protection laws at the national level.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only.

Malta

Malta has the world’s strongest LGBT protection laws at the national level.

Discrimination laws written into the constitution!

Ban on conversion therapy!

Recognition of nonbinary genders!

Portugal

Portugal has broad LGBT protection laws at the national level.

Recognition of nonbinary genders!

Spain

Spain does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Employment, goods, and services discrimination laws only in Navarre, Basque Country, Andalusia, Canary Islands, Catalonia, Galicia, Extremadura, Madrid, Murcia, Balearic Islands, Valencia, and Aragon.

Intersex discrimination laws only in Galicia, Catalonia, Extremadura, Balearic Islands, Madrid, Murcia, Valencia, Navarre, Andalusia, and Aragon.

Belgium

Belgium does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Hate crime laws for sexual orientation only.

France

France has broad LGBT protection laws at the national level.

Ireland

Ireland does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

No hate crime laws.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only.

Netherlands

Netherlands does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Hate crime laws for sexual orientation only.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only.

United Kingdom

The UK does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Hate crime laws for gender identity in England, Wales, and Scotland only.

Incitement to hatred laws for gender identity in Scotland only.

Australia

Australia does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

No hate crime laws.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only, and only in Queensland, New South Wales, and Australian Capital Territory.

Ban on conversion therapy in Victoria!

Legal gender identity change requires surgery except in Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Australian Capital Territory.

Recognition of nonbinary genders!

New Zealand

New Zealand does not fully cover LGBT rights at the national level.

Hate crime laws for sexual orientation only.

Incitement to hatred laws for sexual orientation only.

Recognition of nonbinary genders!


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