Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Italy

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
79 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Since 1890
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2016
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2015
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
Varies by Region
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
Varies by Region
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Second parent adoption only
Since 2016
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Parental approval required
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1986
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Since 2001
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
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