Compare LGBT Rights in China & Mongolia

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
43 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
47 / 100
22 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (limited rights)
Since 2017
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2018
Single only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryAmbiguousUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1949
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1949
Since 1992
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