Compare LGBT Rights in Timor-Leste & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
14 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1975
Legal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careRestrictedLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLegal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1975
Equal
Since 1978
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