Compare LGBT Rights in Denmark & Norway

Equality Index ?
87 / 100
89 / 100
Legal Index ?
96 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
79 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
84% Good Place
0%
90% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
83% Justifiable
6% Not justifiable
76% Justifiable
10% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
97% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
96% Did not mention homosexuals
3% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
66% Agree
13% Disagree
70% Agree
16% 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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
70% Good place
9% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
66% Justifiable
11% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
94% Did not mention homosexuals
6% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
40% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
86% Did not mention homosexuals
14% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1933
Legal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2014
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1996
Illegal
Since 1981
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1987
Legal
Since 2001
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1972
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