Compare LGBT Rights in France

Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
74% Support
7% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
62% Agree
29% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
92% Did not mention homosexuals
8% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
63% Agree
15% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
86% Yes
11% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
77% Yes
22% No
Law
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1791
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1989
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2013
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1982
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
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