Compare LGBT Rights in Italy & Spain

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
79 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
59 / 100
67 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1890
Legal
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2015
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2021
LGBT discriminationVaries by Region
Since 2004
Illegal
Since 1995
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by Region
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
Same-sex adoptionSecond parent adoption only
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2005
Intersex infant surgeryParental approval requiredFull ban
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1986
Legal
Since 1977
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1976
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1995
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