Compare LGBT Rights in Faroe Islands & Iceland

Equality Index ?
91 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
94% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
85% Justifiable
4% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
82% Agree
6% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
82% Good place
4% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1933
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, surgery not required
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2006
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2006
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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