Compare LGBT Rights in China & Taiwan

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
60 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
30 / 100
47 / 100
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
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
8% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
60% Disagree
51% Agree
35% Disagree
"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
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageOther type of partnership
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownIllegal
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguousSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionVaries by Region
Since 2018
Ambiguous
Since 2022
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1949
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Banned (5-year deferral)
Since 2018
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1949
Equal
Since 1947
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