Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Hong Kong

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
54 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
Illegal in some contexts
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
Unknown
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Since 2006
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