LGBT rights in Shaoshan

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LGBTQ+ rights in Shaoshan
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Flag of Shaoshan
Same-sex sexual activity legal?Legal
Gender identity/expressionPersons are allowed to change legal gender
Recognition of relationships and domestic partnershipsLegal
Recognition of gay same-sex marriageLegal
Open Military service for LGBT+ individualsLegal
Discrimination protectionsBans discrimination

Shaoshan is a state that has some of the most strict set micronational laws in favor of LGBTQ+ communities. LGBTQ+ rights in Shaoshan are incorporated and supported by the Constitution, which has the largest level of protections for individuals than most other micronations. Currently, Shaoshan's constitution protects the right of homosexual intercourse, Civil unions, marriage, freedom of speech, legal protection, and protects individuals from discrimination, hate speech, denial of or termination of employment bases on their sexual orientation, gender identity, etc. and allows access to adoption, artifical insemination and in-vitro fertilization, the right to donate and receive blood and other medical aspects, and the right and protection from discrimination at other places of business.

Law regarding same-sex sexual activity

Same-sex sexual activity is protected and legal in Shaoshan as defined by the country's constitution. The national age of consent is set at 16. Due in part to the general overall feelings towards LGBTQ+ community, the conditions of LGBTQI individuals is very high. Civil unions, domestic partnerships and equal marriage are completely, fully, and perfectly legal and any and all discrimination, including hate speech, towards the LGBTQ+ community and individuals are outlawed.

Recognition of same-sex couples

Shaoshan's constitution provides provisions and protections for its LGBTQ+ citizens and allows equal marriage under the law. The Shaoshanian government takes great care and concern in protecting all of its residents, including LGBTQ+ community.

Living conditions

LGBTQ+ Residents of Shaoshan enjoy a fairly equal living standard and are protected and supported by the Shaoshanian government and its constitution.

Gender identity and national identification

All Shaoshanian citizens and residents have the right to self identify outside of the gender binary, as defined by the constitution, and to have it recognized on identity documents with no charge to them.

Right to donate blood, access to medical and reproduction treatment, and right to service

The Constitution of Shaoshan grants legal protections for LGBTQ+ individuals to donate and receive blood, receive medical treatment, and the right to be served in restaurants and other places of business without the fear of discrimination by those who may try to use their personal beliefs to deny them access. Shaoshan is one of the few micronations, much less world nations, to have full constitutional protections ensuring the outright equal rights of LGBTQ+ individuals and the outlawing of any and all discrimination against them.

Summary table

Category Republic of Shaoshan
Same-sex sexual activity Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Equal age of consent Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Anti-discrimination laws in employment Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Anti-discrimination laws in all other areas Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Hate crimes laws covering both sexual orientation and gender identity Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Anti-hate speech legislation Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Recognition of same-sex couples (e.g. civil unions, domestic partnerships) Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Marriage Equality (e.g. Same sex marriage) Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Adoption by same-sex couples Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Homosexuals allowed to serve openly in the military Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Transsexuals allowed to serve openly in the military Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Right to Vote Yes (constitutionally protected right)
Right to change legal gender Yes (constitutionally protected right, surgery not required)
Access to in vitro fertilisation Yes (constitutionally protected right, although no current facilities exist)
Access to and the right to donate blood Yes (constitutionally protected right, although no current facilities exist)
Right to change legal gender to a gender other than a binary gender Yes (constitutionally protected right)