Compare LGBT Rights in Iceland

Equality Index ?
90 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
94% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
85% Justifiable
4% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
82% Agree
6% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
82% Good place
4% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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