Compare LGBT Rights in Austria & Switzerland

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
69 / 100
Legal Index ?
88 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
66 / 100
64 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2009
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2021
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2024
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1992
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