Compare LGBT Rights in Italy

Equality Index ?
67 / 100
Legal Index ?
73 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
74% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
74% Favor
26% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
64% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
82% Support marriage or legal recognition
9% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
16% Not much/not at all
77% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
80% Strongly/somewhat agree
13% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
20% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
61% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
61% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
35% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
82% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
83% Support
10% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
36% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Agree
42% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
75% Yes
20% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
26% Rare
69% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
23% Rare
66% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
59% Agree
34% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Yes
42% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
38% Yes
42% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
74% Yes
18% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
63% Good place
30% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
11% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1890
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2016
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationVaries by Region
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by Region
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by Region
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionStep-child adoption only
Since 2016
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1986
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2001
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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