Compare LGBT Rights in Hong Kong

Equality Index ?
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
76 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
53 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
60% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
18% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Agree
18% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
13% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
67% Did not mention homosexuals
34% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
11% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
50% Did not mention homosexuals
50% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionUnknown
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
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