Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & China

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
46 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
46 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
45 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2010
Other type of partnership
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2018
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Ambiguous
Since 1949
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2010
Equal
Since 1949
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
9% Good Place
0%
47% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
28% Support
64% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
49% Disagree
43% Agree
Region not surveyed
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
70% Agree
29% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
26% Acceptable
73% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
6% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
28% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
63% Support
19% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
66% Agree
30% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
70% Disagree
12% Agree
60% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
31% Yes
30% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
61% Support
20% Oppose
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
6% Support
60% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
0% Disagree
48% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
10% Acceptable
90% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
38% Yes
34% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
47% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
21% Yes
57% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
71% Not a good place
14% Good place
53% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
76% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
0% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
39% Did not mention homosexuals
61% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
28% Did not mention homosexuals
72% Mentioned homosexuals
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