Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & New Zealand

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
79% support
18% against
Region not surveyed
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 1986
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionN/A
Since 2007
Legal
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1986
Illegal
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Legal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 1996
Banned (1-year deferral)
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Since 2013
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