Compare LGBT Rights in Latvia

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Rare
30% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
25% Agree
68% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Yes
42% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
16% Favor
77% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
19% Yes
70% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
20% Good place
45% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
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