Compare LGBT Rights in Iceland & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
90 / 100
79 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
90 / 100
68 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1940
Legal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
Recognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1996
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Legal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2019
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1978
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