LGBT rights in Aeia
Within the planet of Aeia, there are notably many different legal policies towards LGBT rights, varying greatly from nation to nation from legal same-sex marriage to the criminalization of homosexual acts.
|Country||Right to practice same-sex activity||Right to freedom of expression||Right to serve in military||Legal protection against discrimination||Legal recognition of same-sex relations||Same-sex marriage||Right to adoption||Right to change gender|
|Legalized in Ajerrin For All Act of 2004.||Never illegal.||Never illegal.||Legalized in Ajerrin For All Act of 2004.||Legalized in Ajerrin For All Act of 2004.||Legalized in Ajerrin For All Act of 2004.||Legalized in Open Adoption Act of 2008||Gender changes require written consent from authorized medical personnel. State healthcare services are prohibited from performing operations.|
|Legalized in 1978||Certain activities, such as gay pride parades, remain banned.||Never illegal.||Anti-discrimination laws put into effect in 1979.||Civil partnerships recognized in 1979.||Marriage is defined as between a man and a woman.||Same-sex couples excluded from the 1990 Revised Adoption Act.||Gender changes require written permission from authorized medical personnel. Private healthcare services are prohibited from performing operations.|
|Anti-sodomy laws were on the books until 2001, but were never enforced.||Never illegal as Freedom of Expression is a right guaranteed in the Aquidish Constitution.||The military does not ask about sexual orientation nor does it factor it into any decision making processes.|
Since passage of the Equality Act in 2001.
|Historically, homosexual activity has been illegal in the Kingdom of Samatiya and often was punished brutaly and although homosexuality has not been a part of the reformed laws, it has also never been specifically legalized.||The freedom of speech and expression is guaranteed to anyone who is in Biladia with the only exception being prisoners, thus, homosexuals are not excluded from it. However, they must face the consequences of their speech/expression which they are not protected from. Such consequences can include being ostracized by their environment.||The military does not care about sexual orientation nor does it factor it into any decision making process which means that serving in the military — or the respective civil serving — is more of a duty than a right to everyone — including homosexuals.||Discriminatory speech and hiring practices are not only considered a right under the Constitutional Article of Individual Liberty, but are also very widespread. In many cases, a comming out can mean losing one's job.||There is no legal recognition of same-sex relationships.||By the Samatiyan Constitution, marriage is defined as «[…] [a] relationship […] between one male of marriageable age and one female of marriageable age […]», thus not accepting same-sex marriages as such.||Abandoned children may only be adopted by a married couple. The reason why this automatically disqualifies same-sex relationships is explained under «same-sex marriage»||Gender is not recognized as a concept, only biological sex. However, gender-reassignment surgery stays outlawed in Biladia.|
|Sodomy was defined in Brillian law until 2017 when the law was declared anticonstitutional.||Homosexual-related events are legal but are still shunned by society.||Brilliania utilizes the don't ask don't tell policy.||Article 1 of the Brillian constitution prevents discrimination against all people. However, social attitudes to homosexuals are still mostly negative.||The Brillian constitution's 16th article defines marriage as "an union of two people of at least 20 years of age, each of the opposite gender". Despite Article 16, civil partnerships are allowed but are not considered as full marriages.||Brillian law does not allow for adoption of foreign children even for heterosexual couples.||Considered as a mentally harmful and unnecessary procedure except in cases of intersexuality.|
|All "Blue Laws" which regulated private activity were rendered unconstitutional following the Lake Beale Conference in 1977.||Free speech and expression is protected under the ORBI Constitution of 1849.||The military does not ask about sexual orientation nor does it factor it into any decision making processes.||Covered under the Anti-Hate Provisions of the ORBI Constitution, amended into said document in 1959.||
Marriage in the ORBI is defined as a "Relational Union of Two Persons with intent to start and maintain a family household" in the Templar Charter of Accepted Domestic Activities, created in 1847, revised in 1910 and again in 1977. While no restrictions on homosexual marriage exists anywhere in the nation following 1977, marriage is legally recognized and granted benefits only if the couple in question has a child through either birth or adoption.
|All adoptions must clear a standard background check with written consent from both the Templar Health Services Adoption Agency and the adoptee, regardless of adopter.||Requires a written confirmation of Gender Dysphoria Disorder from a state-recognized mental health professional in order to recieve HRT and GRS through the Templar Health Services.|
|Never illegal.||Never illegal.||Never illegal.||Since 1941. (de facto)
Since 1982. (de jure)
|Since 1982.||Since 1982.||Since 1982.||Since 1998.|
|While never officially prohibited, it became protected by the 1947 Reconstruction Act.||Protected under 1947 Reconstruction Act.||Made legal by the 1966 Constitutional Referendum.||Since 1947. (de facto)
Officially protected under 1983 Bhunreachúirt decision. (de jure)
|Protected under 1947 Reconstruction Act.||Legalized by 2001 Citizen's Rights Act.||Since 2001.||Since 2001.|
|Never been illegal||Freedom of expression is a constitutional right||No laws preventing it||Not recognized||Not recognized||Constitutional ban since the 2014 referendum||Illegal||Gender is not recognized as a concept, only biological sex. Citizens are allowed to change their biological sex only if there is a medically justified reason.|
Legal prohibitions have never existed. Guaranteed by Supreme Court ruling in 1933.
|The Service Suitability clause of the Armed Services Act does not cite sexual orientation as a factor for recommendation of service.||Since 1974, federal and cantonal governments cannot refuse service for any reason, but businesses and private entities can.||
Same-sex marriage was officially recognized as a constitutional right in 1962 and adoption was guaranteed in 1998.
|Glanish citizens wishing to change their biological sex must obtain doctor recommendation. The nation's universal health care system does not pay for sexual reassignment surgeries.|
|For the majority of Goulongese history, homosexual acts were criminal offenses. Homosexual activity was banned in Goulong since the ratification of the Sodomy Act in 1789. However, this was overturned as unconstitutional in 1971, and has been since legalised.||Due to guaranteed freedom of speech to Goulongese citizens, LGBT-related activism and protests are legal. No laws have ever been in effect to bar citizens the right to express homosexuality.||Goulongese military does not ask enlisting soldiers to disclose sexuality, but under the annually-published Goulongese Military Guidelines, openly LGBT soldiers have been allowed to serve in the military since 1983. Previously the military had no official policies on homosexuality.||Discrimination due to one's sexual orientation or beliefs is illegal, established by the 1985 Wing v. Siu court case which extended Section V of the Constitution to LGBT rights.||Same-sex relationships have been recognized since 1969 under the Extension of Marriage Act.||Same-sex relationships have been recognized since 1969 under the Extension of Marriage Act.||A same-sex couple cannot jointly adopt a child since 1981 due to Zhang v. Goulong, which ruled that the 1980 Adoption Act does not extend adoption rights to LGBT couples.||Gender changes require written consent from authorized medical personnel. State healthcare services are prohibited from performing operations.|
|Never illegal in Hipasia.||Freedom of expression is included in the Hipasian constitution. The supreme court ruled in 1930 that this extends to expressions of sexuality.||Never illegal, though same-sex relationships between serving personnel are illegal, whereas heterosexual relationships are not.||While specific legal protections have existed since 2001, there have been instances of the police in more conservative areas not enforcing them.||Marriages made abroad are only recognised in a civil sense. All forms of civil partnership are recognised as such.||Same-sex marriage is illegal in Hipasia, and marriages made abroad are only recognised in a civil sense.||Same-sex couples may face some discrimination in the adoption process, but are technically able to adopt.||Since 2001.|
|Legal since 1954. Never illegal prior to 1922.||The LGBTQ rights movement has become increasingly prominent in Ikanisian society.||Lesbian, gay and bisexual people are permitted to serve in the Ikan armed forces since 2008.||Discrimination protection currently exists only in the capital Chatan. Nationwide legislation pending.||Same sex relationships are recognised only in certain districts.||Same sex marriage is prohibited nationwide. Several previous attempts to introduce it have been rejected by parliament.||LGBT individuals may adopt, however joint adoption is illegal.||Transgender people can legally change their gender since 1978|
|Any form of same-sex activity illegal. Citizenship may be revoked.||Expression of same-sex activity illegal. Cyber police regularly check social media sites.||Same-sex couples banned from serving in military as military has to uphold moral standards.||No protection for same-sex couples. No guarantee from the government.||The government will not recognize any same-sex relationships. Citizenship immediately revoked.||Marriage among two persons of the same sex illegal, citizenship immediately revoked if discovered.||Same-sex couples not allowed to adopt.||Illegal.|
|Anti-sodomy laws taken off the books with independence.||Freedom of expression is described as a right for all in the constitution.||The military does not ask about sexual orientation, and allows its soldiers free expression.||Anti-discrimination laws were extended to sexual orientation and gender identity in 2007.||Civil partnerships were introduced in 2008.||Same-sex marriage was introduced in 2016.||Same-sex adoption was introduced in 2016.||Legal gender has been able to be changed since 2003, intersex babies not marked as a gender since 2017.|
|Illegal, but rarely enforced||Freedom of speech is protected||Don't ask, don't tell||Not recongized||Not recongized||Not recongized||Illegal||Illegal|
Dependent on jurisdiction.
|Kavalerish citizens are protected from "unjustified discrimination", sexual orientation and gender identity are protected.||
|Adoption is restricted to heterosexual married couples.||Sex reassignment surgery is required, however after this point a person's legal gender may be freely changed.|
|Legal as apart of the Republican Declaration of Human Rights in 1745||Freedom of Speech is enshrined in the Constitution.||Sexuality is not asked and has remained legal since the Second Amendment to the Republican Declaration in 1925.||Workplace Discrimination outlawed in 2003||Legal since the Third Amendment to the Republican Declaration in 2002||Legal since the Third Amendment to the Republican Declaration in 2002||Legal since the Third Amendment to the Republican Declaration in 2002||Illegal as ruled by Ammelrooy vs. Bunschoten Federal as mentally destructive and unnecessary body mutilation.|
|Protected under the Freedom of Expression Clause.||Never Illegal||Protected under the Freedom of Expression Clause.||Since 1992||Never Illegal||Protected under the Freedom of Expression Clause.|
Rights for same-sex couples have been enshrined in law since 1980, though even prior to this no laws against same-sex activity existed.
|The right to legally change gender is permitted since 2012, although gender reassignment is not currently available within the public health system.|
|While it is considered taboo in certain parts of the country, it is not illegal.||Freedom of Expression is guaranteed by the Mehrsian constitution of 1892.||The military enforces a "don't ask don't tell policy".||It is illegal to in a meaningful way discriminate against people on the basis of sexual orientation.||
Marriage is recognized as a legal union of two people. Gender is not taken into consideration.
|Private owners of adoption agencies are free to decline anyone service. However there are no laws specifically forbidding same-sex partners to adopt.||Because it is in-fact biologically impossible to change one's gender, one cannot legally change their gender. It is however not a punishable offense because of freedom of expression.|
|Male legal since 1956.
Female always legal.
|Bans all anti-gay discrimination||Recognition of same-sex unions as of 1999.||Recognition of same-sex marriage as of 2017.||Legal since 1999.||Legal right to change gender since 1999. Right to biological gender change without sterilisation since 2017.|
|No laws exist on the prohibiting of LGBT relationships.||Public expressions of LGBT pride is prohibited by the Domestic Peace Act of 1959.||All citizens are eligible for conscription, regardless of sex or orientation.||Discrimination is frowned upon by the government, but not officially prohibited.||Same-sex couples are not prohibited by Motsvaran law.||Marriage is defined as between a man and woman.||The right to adoption is restricted to married heterosexual couples.||The right to change gender is prohibited by the Constitution.|
|Legal since 1998, however it is looked down upon by society and participants are often ostracised||Due to Homosexuality being considered taboo, many expressions of being gay are banned, such as pride parades, LGBT flags, and gay nightclubs||Newrey operates a policy of Don't Ask, Don't Tell||While the Anti-Discrimination Act legally protects them, local authorities often turn a blind eye to such discrimination||Never Existed||Never Existed||Never Existed||Never Existed|
While legal since the passing of the 1998 Discrimination Ordinance, local governments, often in the control of pressure groups, will subvert the laws regarding sexual orientation.
|Different counties have different laws.||Adoption is restricted to family and close friends of the child to be adopted, irregardless of sexuality.||Sexual reassignment surgery is completely legal, although functionally nonexistent in some areas of the country.|
Legal since the institution of the Freedoms Act (1976)
|Though not implied in the Freedoms Act, it is generally accepted that, if the Act were to be made today, this would be accepted and is therefore accepted within society as implied by the Act.|
Implied by Constitution, guaranteed by law since 1954.
|Never illegal due to Constitution.|
|Protected as of 2017 with the Constitutional Bill of Rights||Freedom of expression is an enshrined right||Recognized as of 2016 as a part of the "Joint-Arms Protocol"||Protected as of 2016 with the "Internal Stability Act"|
Protected as of 2017 with the Constitutional Bill of Rights
All laws which regulated private activity and infringed on the freedom of speech were rendered unconstitutional in 2018 by the Pharexian High Tribunal of Justice.
|Only men ages 18-45 may serve in the military. Women often assist in medical settings, but cannot fight. Individuals exhibiting homosexual tendencies used to be barred from serving in any capacity, but may now work in medical settings. There is a growing movement to allow homosexuals into combat positions.||Each individual province is devolved the right to legislate independently on gender related discriminatory protections.|
Each individual province is devolved the right to legislate independently on adoption and sex-realignment related issues.
|Was never illegal under Songdangin law.||Right guaranteed to all under Songdangin Constitution.||Operates on a "Don't ask, Don't tell policy".||Sexual orientation is a protected class.||Civil partnerships performed in Songdang are recognized.||Same sex marriages are not recognized in Songdang as legal.||Anyone may adopt provided they pass certain criteria. Sexual orientation is not taken into account.||Gender changes require written consent from authorized medical personnel. State healthcare services are prohibited from performing operations.|
LGBT Rights have been enshrined in law since 1977, though even prior to this no laws against LGBT rights existed.
LGBT activity was made illegal by President Simba Chipo in 1970
|Homosexual activities between citizens and permanent residents are considered illegal, but non-residents are exempt from this law.||There is no restriction to freedom of expression between genders, however, public pro-LGBT movements, parades and displays are strongly discouraged by the government.||No, with exceptions (Some sectors of the military operate a Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy)||Not recognised||Same-sex relations between citizens and permanent residents are not recognised, but those of non-residents are.||Strictly illegal.||Strictly illegal.||Gender-changing is not provided as a government healthcare service, but government-licensed private healthcare agencies may provide this service without subsidy only straight males and females may change their gender.|
|Never illegal in Vrnallia.||Freedom of expression is included in the Vrnallian constitution as a result of the first amendment.||Vrnallia has no military, but all citizens are able to serve in the police service.||Legal protections for all citizens are included in the Vrnallian constitution.||Since 1984.||Civil partnerships are legal. While marriage is not illegal, religious figures retain the right to refuse to marry a same-sex couple. All marriages made abroad are recognised.||Since 1994.||Gender reassignment has been available through the Vrnallian Health Service since 2005.|