Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & South Korea

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
45 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
41 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Unrecognized
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
Unknown
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
Varies by Region
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Legal
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
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