Compare LGBT Rights in Lithuania

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
Legal Index ?
63 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
35% Good Place
0%
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
31% Disagree
48% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
22% Agree
60% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
5% Justifiable
64% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
36% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
8% Agree
67% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(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?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
22% Yes
69% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
20% Good place
48% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
4% Justifiable
77% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2005
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2005
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
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