Compare LGBT Rights in Finland & Iceland

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
88% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
94% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
63% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
85% Justifiable
4% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
53% Agree
24% Disagree
82% Agree
6% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
53% Rare
42% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
38% Rare
45% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
79% Agree
17% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
68% Yes
22% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
65% Good place
21% Not a good place
82% Good place
4% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2018
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2006
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2014
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1999
Equal
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