Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Ethiopia

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
11 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
14 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Banned
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Restricted
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Unknown
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
N/A
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