Compare LGBT Rights in China

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
45 / 100
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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