LGBT rights in Tokelau

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LGBT rights in Tokelau
Tokelau
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Legal since 2007[1]
Gender identity/expression
Discrimination protections No
Family rights
Recognition of
relationships
No
Adoption No

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Tokelau may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is legal in Tokelau, but same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are not eligible for the same legal protections available to opposite-sex married couples.[1]

Law regarding same-sex sexual activity[edit]

Same-sex sexual activity is legal in Tokelau since 2007.[1]

Recognition of same-sex unions[edit]

Same-sex unions are not recognized (even if they are in New Zealand).

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