Compare LGBT Rights in Bouvet Island & Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Equality Index ?
88 / 100
95 / 100
Legal Index ?
88 / 100
95 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough dataNot enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1972
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2009
Legal
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2023
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1981
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2009
Legal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2024
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1972
Equal
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