Compare LGBT Rights in Czech Republic & Poland

Equality Index ?
72 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
66% Support
22% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
33% Agree
58% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
67% Did not mention homosexuals
20% Mentioned homosexuals
65% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
49% Justifiable
25% Not justifiable
24% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
40% Agree
28% Disagree
12% Agree
57% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
59% Yes
26% No
47% Yes
42% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
60% Rare
34% Widespread
43% Rare
49% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
59% Rare
23% Widespread
44% Rare
42% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
57% Agree
39% Disagree
49% Agree
46% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Yes
52% No
41% Yes
40% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
65% Favor
29% Oppose
32% Favor
59% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
71% Yes
22% No
42% Yes
47% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
80% Yes
16% No
42% Yes
46% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
39% Good place
33% Not a good place
21% Good place
54% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1962
Legal
Since 1932
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2006
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1964
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2009
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Sexual orientation only
Since 2011
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Unknown
Same-sex adoptionUnknownIllegal
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Since 1991
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Not banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1990
Equal
Since 1932
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