Compare LGBT Rights in Finland

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
69 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
83% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
59% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
88% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
53% Agree
24% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
53% Rare
42% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
38% Rare
45% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
79% Agree
17% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
68% Yes
22% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
65% Good place
21% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
42% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
26% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
15% Justifiable
60% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1999
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