Compare LGBT Rights in Lithuania

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
8% Agree
67% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
28% Yes
45% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
36% Rare
50% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
37% Rare
36% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
35% Agree
59% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Yes
47% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
12% Favor
85% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
22% Yes
69% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
20% Good place
48% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2005
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2005
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
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