Compare LGBT Rights in Cocos (Keeling) Islands & New Zealand

Equality Index ?
100 / 100
83 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
92% Did not mention homosexuals
8% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
57% Justifiable
16% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
52% Agree
14% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
69% Good place
10% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1955
Legal
Since 1986
Same-sex marriageLegalLegal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
Since 2013
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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