Compare LGBT Rights in Hong Kong & Macau

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
55% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
30% Justifiable
26% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Agree
18% Disagree
47% Agree
14% Disagree
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2017
Unregistered cohabitation
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionUnknownSingle only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyUnknownBanned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Equal
Since 1996
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