Compare LGBT Rights in Germany & Poland

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
95 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
66 / 100
46 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 1970
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2012
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2020
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2011
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1995
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2006
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2017
Single only
Since 1964
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2021
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1991
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1988
Equal
Since 1932
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