Compare LGBT Rights in Italy & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
71 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
79 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
63 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1890
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2015
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2003
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationVaries by Region
Since 2004
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by Region
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSecond parent adoption only
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryParental approval requiredNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1986
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2001
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