Compare LGBT Rights in Hungary & Poland

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
53 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
66% Support
18% Against
66% Support
22% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
36% Disagree
33% Agree
58% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
62% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
65% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
20% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
24% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
23% Agree
41% Disagree
12% Agree
57% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
49% Yes
39% No
47% Yes
42% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Rare
46% Widespread
43% Rare
49% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Rare
34% Widespread
44% Rare
42% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Agree
53% Disagree
49% Agree
46% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
16% Yes
72% No
41% Yes
40% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
27% Favor
64% Oppose
32% Favor
59% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
36% Yes
54% No
42% Yes
47% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
42% Yes
46% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
32% Good place
24% Not a good place
21% Good place
54% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1978
Legal
Since 1932
Same-sex marriageOther type of partnership
Since 2009
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, surgery not required
Since 1964
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1998
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Sexual orientation only
Since 2011
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Unknown
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Since 1991
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1932
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