Compare LGBT Rights in France & Germany

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
79 / 100
Legal Index ?
93 / 100
95 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
64 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
71% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
82% Favor
14% Oppose
80% Favor
19% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
81% Support marriage or legal recognition
10% Against
74% Support marriage or legal recognition
13% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
73% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
68% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
17% Not much/not at all
63% A great deal/fair amount
34% Not much/not at all
47% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
68% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
57% 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
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
40% Strongly/somewhat disagree
50% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
47% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
64% Justifiable
13% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
8% Mentioned homosexuals
90% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
63% Agree
15% Disagree
61% Agree
19% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
38% Yes
37% No
51% Yes
29% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
37% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
77% Yes
22% No
87% Yes
11% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
59% Good place
14% Not a good place
62% Good place
24% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
48% Justifiable
21% Not justifiable
41% Justifiable
19% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
71% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
85% Did not mention homosexuals
15% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
51% Justifiable
25% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
87% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1791
Legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1981
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 2016
Intersex only
Since 2018
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
Legal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2022
Banned
Since 2020
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1982
Equal
Since 1988
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