Compare LGBT Rights in France & Germany

Equality Index ?
75 / 100
84 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
74% Support
7% Against
81% Support
10% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
62% Agree
29% Disagree
69% Agree
24% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
92% Did not mention homosexuals
8% Mentioned homosexuals
90% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
68% Justifiable
13% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
63% Agree
15% Disagree
61% Agree
19% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
86% Yes
11% No
86% Yes
11% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
21% Rare
73% Widespread
56% Rare
36% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
26% Rare
57% Widespread
44% Rare
31% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
85% Agree
11% Disagree
86% Agree
10% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
72% Yes
19% No
70% Yes
17% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
77% Yes
22% No
87% Yes
11% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
59% Good place
14% Not a good place
62% Good place
24% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1791
Legal
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Since 2011
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 2016
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
Illegal
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1989
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2013
Unknown
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2020
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1982
Equal
Since 1988
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