Compare LGBT Rights in Hong Kong & North Korea

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
22 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Agree
18% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Since 1948
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2017
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1948
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1948
Same-sex adoptionUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryN/ADon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1948
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Unknown
Conversion therapyUnknownUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
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