|LGBT rights in the Southwest Republic|
Location of the Southwest republic
|Same-sex sexual activity legal?||Legal|
|Military service||Yes. Homosexual allowed to serve openly in the military.|
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the Southwest Republic have certain rights protected at federal level, while others are regulated by state laws. Since the formation of the Southwest Republic in 2005, same-sex sexual activity and the right to serve openly in the military is protected at federal level; however, same-sex marriage, anti-discrimination laws, and child adoption laws vary by state.
Laws regarding same-sex activity
Recongintion of same-sex parternships
Adoption and family
Homosexuals are allowed to openly serve the military since the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2007, which overturned the Don't ask, Don't tell policy left over from the United States. Besides allowing homosexuals to openly serve in the military, the Act also reinstated any member of the United States armed forces who were discharged due to their sexual orientation. Transsexuals and intersex servicemembers are allowed to serve openly in the military alongside their homosexual and heterosexual counterparts.
Discriminations and protection
LGBT rights by state
This is a table detailing LGBT rights in the Southwest Republic by state:
|LGBT rights in:||Same-sex activity legal?||Recognition of same-sex relationships||Same-sex marriage||Same-sex adoption||Anti-discrimination (Sexual Orientation)||Laws concerning gender identity/expression|