Compare LGBT Rights in China & Macau

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
68 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
47 / 100
40 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (limited rights)
Since 2017
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Legal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2018
Single only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryAmbiguousUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1949
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1949
Since 1996
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