LGBT rights in Portugal
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Portugal have improved substantially in the past decade and are now among the best in the world. After a long period of oppression during the Sa...
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Capital punishment in Portugal
Capital punishment has been utterly abolished in Portugal, as in every other member state of the European Union.The method of capital punishment used in Portugal was by hanging. Portugal was the first...
Capital punishment in Portugal - Wikipedia
De facto union in Portugal
De facto unions in Portugal (União de facto) were introduced for opposite-sex couples in 1 July 1999 and extended to same-sex couples by the act of 11 May 2001.The current legislation extends t...
De facto union in Portugal - Wikipedia
Censorship in Portugal
Censorship has been a fundamental element of Portuguese national culture throughout the country's history. From its earliest history Portugal was subject to laws limiting freedom of expression. This ...
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Human trafficking in Portugal
Portugal is a destination, transit, and source country for women, men, and children subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced prostitution and forced labor. Trafficking victims in Portu...
LGBT adoption
LGBT adoption is the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. This may be in the form of a joint adoption by a same-sex couple, adoption by one partner of a same-...
Same-sex marriage in Portugal
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Portugal since 5 June 2010. The government of Prime Minister José Sócrates introduced a bill for legalization in December 2009; it was passed by the Assembly of the...
Legal aspects of transsexualism
A person may be considered to be a transsexual person if their gender identity is incongruent with the sex they were assigned at birth, and consequently also with the gender role and social status tha...
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Racism in Portugal
An anti-discrimination law was published on 28 August 1999. It prohibits discriminatory practices based on race, colour, nationality and ethnic origin. According to the Portuguese Constitution, also d...
Racism in Portugal - Wikipedia