Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Russia

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
21 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Varies by Region
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Banned
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Illegal
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Banned
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Not legally recognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
No protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
No protections
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Single only
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Varies by Region
Since 1997
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