Compare LGBT Rights in Italy & Montenegro

Equality Index ?
67 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
83% Support
10% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
36% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
82% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
28% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
44% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Agree
42% Disagree
11% Agree
63% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
75% Yes
20% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
26% Rare
69% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
23% Rare
66% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
59% Agree
34% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Yes
42% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
74% Yes
18% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
63% Good place
30% Not a good place
20% Good place
68% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1890
Legal
Since 1977
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2016
Civil unions
Since 2021
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1967
Single only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1947
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1977
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