Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Singapore

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
51 / 100
Legal Index ?
94 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
51 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2022
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Banned
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionBanned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
87% Good Place
0%
59% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
75% Favor
23% Oppose
45% Favor
51% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
79% Support marriage or legal recognition
11% Against
54% Support marriage or legal recognition
27% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
20% Strongly/somewhat disagree
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
22% Not much/not at all
62% A great deal/fair amount
21% Not much/not at all
67% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
79% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
79% Strongly/somewhat agree
13% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
68% Strongly/somewhat agree
19% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
58% Justifiable
15% Not justifiable
13% Justifiable
59% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
88% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
76% Support
13% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
71% Agree
21% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
55% Agree
20% Disagree
28% Agree
39% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
81% Yes
14% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
56% Yes
26% No
Region not surveyed
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
73% Support
14% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
42% Yes
38% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
51% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
87% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
79% Yes
18% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
72% Good place
10% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
35% Justifiable
29% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
79% Did not mention homosexuals
21% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
54% Did not mention homosexuals
46% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
22% Justifiable
40% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
75% Did not mention homosexuals
25% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
15% Justifiable
50% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
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