Compare LGBT Rights in Ireland & United Kingdom

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
76% support
18% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1993
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2005
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2002
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
Illegal
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2000
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2007
Legal
Since 2000
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1993
Equal
Since 2001
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2011
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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