Compare LGBT Rights in Italy & Slovenia

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64 / 100
62 / 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
69% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
44% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
40% Justifiable
33% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Agree
42% Disagree
35% Agree
37% 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
46% Rare
47% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
23% Rare
66% Widespread
47% Rare
40% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
59% Agree
34% Disagree
60% Agree
37% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Yes
42% No
48% Yes
43% No
"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
40% Good place
44% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1890
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2016
Civil unions
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2011
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2003
Since 1995
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
Since 1998
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionIllegalStep-child adoption only
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1947
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2001
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1977
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