The country of Andorra – a nation of 80,000 people situated on the border of France and Spain – is set to finally embrace Marriage Equality.

According to reporting by Openly, the government of Andorra has introduced legislation that will remove the legal distinction between same-sex civil unions and heterosexual weddings. It is expected to come into effect in the coming months.

What life like for LGBTQ people in Andorra?

Yes. The law prohibiting same-sex sexual activity was abolished in 1791.

The age of consent is 14 – that’s the same for same-sex sexual activity as well as heterosexual sexual activity.

Does Andorra provide anti-discrimination protection to LGBTQ people?

Yes. Discrimination protections have been in place since 2005.

Is there Marriage Equality in Andorra?

Almost. Civil unions have been available to same-sex couples since 2014. Legislation is being enacted that will remove the legal distinction between a civil union and a marriage. This will deliver Marriage Equality for everyone in Andorra.

Can same-sex couples in Andorra adopt children?

Yes. This has been possible since 2014.

Is Andorra a good place to be LGBTQ?

Andorra is a relatively tolerant society. With the protections and equality that LGBTQ people in Andorra benefit from, Andorra is a pretty good place to be queer.