Compare LGBT Rights in Japan & Macau

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
54% support
36% against
Region not surveyed
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1881
Legal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1947
Unregistered cohabitation
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2008
Legal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguousSingle only
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1947
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1947
Legal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1947
Equal
Since 1996
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2011
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Banned
Since 2014
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