Compare LGBT Rights in Denmark & Faroe Islands

Equality Index ?
83 / 100
76 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
98% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
86% Justifiable
6% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
66% Agree
13% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
53% Rare
41% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
47% Rare
39% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
90% Agree
7% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
75% Yes
18% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
70% Good place
9% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1933
Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2012
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1996
Illegal
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1996
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2009
Single only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1987
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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