Compare LGBT Rights in China

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
21% support
57% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1982
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1982
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by Region
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1949
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1949
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
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