Compare LGBT Rights in China & North Korea

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Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
63% Support
19% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
66% Agree
30% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
28% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
8% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
60% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
21% Yes
57% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
14% Good place
53% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Ambiguous
Since 1948
Same-sex marriageOther type of partnership
Since 2017
Ambiguous
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishmentAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1948
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionAmbiguous
Since 1948
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1982
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1949
Ambiguous
Since 1948
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Unknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1949
Ambiguous
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