Compare LGBT Rights in Austria & Liechtenstein

Equality Index ?
75 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
63 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
62 / 100
69 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Legal
Since 1989
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2004
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2004
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 2001
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
70% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
52% Justifiable
17% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
86% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
54% Agree
26% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
48% Rare
46% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
34% Rare
48% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
65% Agree
30% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
57% Yes
36% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
52% Yes
32% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
56% Good place
28% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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