Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Hong Kong

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
54 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 2006
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
60% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Favor
40% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
18% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
51% Agree
18% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
34% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
11% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
50% Did not mention homosexuals
50% Mentioned homosexuals
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