Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Sweden

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
76 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
71 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Legal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Since 1978
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