LGBT rights in Palau

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LGBT rights in Palau
Palau
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Male illegal, female legal[1]
Penalty:
Up to 10 years in prison
Gender identity/expression
Military service _
Discrimination protections No
Family rights
Recognition of
relationships
No
Adoption No

Male same-sex sex sexual activity is illegal in Palau and punishable by up to ten years in prison; however, female same-sex activity is legal.[1] In October 2011, the island's government promised the full decriminalisation; however, no relevant legislation was enacted by the end of 2012.[2][3]

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