Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
79% support
18% against
Region not surveyed
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 1955
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2017
Legal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionN/A
Since 2007
Legal
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1986
Illegal
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
N/A
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 1996
Legal
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionBanned
Full DetailsFull Details

Full details about each issue can be found on each region's page. Data missing from the above chart? You can help! Sign up or log in to contribute information to Equaldex!

Share This Comparison