Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Poland

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
55 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
45 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Since 1970
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2012
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Since 2020
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Single only
Since 1964
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1991
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Equal
Since 1932
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
29% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
41% Favor
54% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
33% Strongly/somewhat agree
54% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
67% Support marriage or legal recognition
22% Against
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
60% Disagree
31% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
54% Agree
38% Disagree
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
38% Strongly/somewhat agree
50% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
24% Not much/not at all
61% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
64% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
43% Strongly/somewhat agree
37% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
39% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
22% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
65% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
66% Support
22% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
33% Agree
58% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
12% Agree
57% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Yes
42% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
43% Rare
49% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
44% Rare
42% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
49% Agree
46% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
41% Yes
40% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
10% Yes
71% No
30% Yes
45% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
63% Support
20% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
32% Favor
59% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
42% Yes
47% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
39% No
25% Yes
54% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
4% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
14% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
42% Yes
46% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
21% Good place
54% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
9% Justifiable
58% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
49% Did not mention homosexuals
51% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
8% Justifiable
69% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
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