Compare LGBT Rights in Denmark & Finland

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80 / 100
77 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
98% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
88% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
86% Justifiable
6% Not justifiable
63% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
66% Agree
13% Disagree
53% Agree
24% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
53% Rare
41% Widespread
53% Rare
42% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
47% Rare
39% Widespread
38% Rare
45% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
90% Agree
7% Disagree
79% Agree
17% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
75% Yes
18% No
68% Yes
22% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
70% Good place
9% Not a good place
65% Good place
21% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1933
Since 1971
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2012
Since 2018
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1996
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1996
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2009
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1987
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2014
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1999
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