But these sorts of remarks did not affect his popularity. Men who have sex with men may not donate blood; Permanent deferral 1. Civil same-sex marriage is legal across the country, same-sex couples can adopt children and transgender people have won the right to change their legal gender and name. No ban on conversion therapy. Bans all anti-gay discrimination . Illegal since as part of the Federation of Ethiopia and Eritrea Penalty: Canada has also made positive progress on gender identity and trans rights.
A closely divided Spanish parliament legalized same-sex marriage inguaranteeing identical rights to all married couples regardless of sexual orientation.
The two largest churches in Scotland — the Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church — oppose same-sex marriage and lobbied against the bill. There remains, for example, a deferral period on blood donations from gay mendespite the Liberals running on a pledge in to end it. South Ossetia Disputed territory. In April, the Sultan of Brunei introduced sharia law to the majority-Muslim nation, making the death penalty possible for anyone convicted of having gay sex.