Compare LGBT Rights in Germany

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
87% support
11% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionStep-child adoption only
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1988
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
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