Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Macau

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
68 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
40 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Unrecognized
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
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
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
No protections
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Single only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Since 1996
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