LGBT history in Portugal

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Homosexuality in Portugal was made a criminal act in 1886, but was decriminalised in 1982.

  • 1999 - Gays and bisexuals can serve the Army.
  • 2001 - De facto union is recognised.
  • 2004 - Sexual orientaion is no longer seen as a discriminative factor.
  • 2007 - Homophobic acts are criminalized.
  • 2010 - Same-sex marriage is legalized, Portugal being the 8th country to legalize same-sex marriage.
  • 2015 - Same-sex adoption is legalized. To the date, only co-adoption was legal.

[1] Same-sex marriage in Portugal was legalized in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Where is it illegal to be gay?". BBC News. Retrieved 13 February 2014.