Compare LGBT Rights in France

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
82% Favor
14% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
81% Support marriage or legal recognition
10% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
73% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
17% Not much/not at all
63% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
44% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
40% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
47% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
8% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
63% Agree
15% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
86% Yes
11% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
21% Rare
73% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
26% Rare
57% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
85% Agree
11% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
72% Yes
19% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
38% Yes
37% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
77% Yes
22% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
59% Good place
14% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
48% Justifiable
21% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
71% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1791
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 2016
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1989
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2013
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1982
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