Compare LGBT Rights in Denmark & Iceland

Equality Index ?
83 / 100
88 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
98% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
94% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
86% Justifiable
6% Not justifiable
85% Justifiable
4% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
66% Agree
13% Disagree
82% Agree
6% Disagree
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
82% Good place
4% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1933
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2012
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1996
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1996
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2006
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1987
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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