Compare LGBT Rights in Austria & France

Equality Index ?
76 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
74% Support
7% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
62% Agree
29% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
86% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
92% Did not mention homosexuals
8% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
58% Justifiable
17% Not justifiable
51% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
54% Agree
26% Disagree
63% Agree
15% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
86% Yes
11% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
48% Rare
46% Widespread
21% Rare
73% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
34% Rare
48% Widespread
26% Rare
57% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
65% Agree
30% Disagree
85% Agree
11% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
57% Yes
36% No
72% Yes
19% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
77% Yes
22% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
56% Good place
28% Not a good place
59% Good place
14% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Legal
Since 1791
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2009
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
Since 2016
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
Illegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1989
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2013
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyUnknownNot banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1982
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