Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & South Korea

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
45 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Banned
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Varies by Region
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Equal
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
41% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
41% Favor
56% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
46% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Support marriage or legal recognition
24% Against
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
19% Not much/not at all
70% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
61% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
50% Strongly/somewhat agree
39% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
28% Strongly/somewhat agree
64% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
54% Support
26% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
46% Agree
45% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
23% Agree
40% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
44% Yes
53% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
10% Yes
71% No
Region not surveyed
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
64% Support
24% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
39% No
32% Yes
36% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
4% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
58% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% Yes
59% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
18% Good place
57% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
13% Did not mention homosexuals
87% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
70% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
18% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
4% Did not mention homosexuals
96% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
76% Not justifiable
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