LGBT rights in the Marshall Islands

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LGBT rights in the Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Legal since 2005[1]
Discrimination protections No
Family rights

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in the Marshall Islands may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Households headed by same-sex couples are not eligible for the same legal protections available to opposite-sex married couples.

Law regarding same-sex sexual activity[edit]

Same-sex sexual activity is legal since 2005. Age of consent is equal, regardless of sex.[1]

Discrimination protections[edit]

There is no legal protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.[1]

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