Compare LGBT Rights in Faroe Islands & Norway

Equality Index ?
91 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
78% Justifiable
10% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
70% Agree
16% Disagree
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1933
Legal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2006
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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