Compare LGBT Rights in China & Taiwan

Equality Index ?
41 / 100
62 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
36 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
47% Good Place
0%
60% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
7% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
17% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
28% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
60% Disagree
51% Agree
35% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
38% Yes
34% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
4% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
19% Justifiable
35% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
47% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
21% Yes
57% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
14% Good place
53% Not a good place
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
2% Justifiable
76% Not justifiable
14% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
81% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
39% Did not mention homosexuals
61% Mentioned homosexuals
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
0% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
28% Did not mention homosexuals
72% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
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 surgery
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2018
Legal
Since 2023
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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