Public Opinion


"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Ranked #2
out of 39
countries surveyed
Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013
(11%) No
Yes (87%)

History


Homosexual activity in Germany

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Current status
(since 1969)
Legal
East Germany decriminalized homosexual behavior in 1968, West Germany followed suit in 1969.
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1935–Jan 1, 1950
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Paragraph 175 was amended during Nazi rule to create harsher penalties for homosexual behavior. Imprisonment was to range from three (3) months to ten (10) years in prison. Many homosexual men died in the Nazi concentration camps they were sent to. Abolis
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1871–Jan 1, 1935
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
No minimum or maximum sentences given.
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Same-sex marriage in Germany

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Current status
(since Aug 1, 2001)
Civil unions
Germany recognizes civil unions and provides tax benefits to couples in a civil union.
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Same-sex adoption in Germany

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Current status
(since Feb 19, 2013)
Legal
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Germany

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Current status
(since 2000)
Legal
Article 3 protects against unequal treatment on grounds of sexual orientation.
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LGBT discrimination in Germany

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Current status
(since Jun 29, 2006)
Illegal
National law was amended in 2006 when the Treaty of Amsterdam was signed - giving all people the same rights under law.

Right to change legal gender in Germany

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Current status
(since Sep 10, 1980)
Legal
Germans can change their name and gender. Article 1 of Transsexuellengesetz (Transsexuals Act of 10 September 1980)
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LGBT employment discrimination in Germany

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Current status
(since 2006)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Due to Germany being a Federal Republic many states have had anti-discrimination laws as early as 1992. But by signing the Treaty of Amsterdam (EU) Germany amended its national anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation.

LGBT housing discrimination in Germany

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Current status
Unknown

Equal age of consent in Germany

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Current status
(since 1988)
Equal
Equal at 14 years of age.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Germany

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Current status
(since past)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
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Conversion therapy in Germany

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Current status
Unknown


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