Compare LGBT Rights in Beijing

Equality Index ?Not enough data
Legal Index ?Not enough data
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (limited rights)
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2018
Intersex infant surgeryAmbiguous
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1949
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1949
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