Compare LGBT Rights in Macau & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
54 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
68 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Since 1978
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