Compare LGBT Rights in Macau & South Korea

Equality Index ?
58 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
54% Support
26% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
46% Agree
45% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
55% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
30% Justifiable
26% Not justifiable
8% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
47% Agree
14% Disagree
23% Agree
40% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
44% Yes
53% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% Yes
59% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
18% Good place
57% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitationUnrecognized
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1948
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Married couples only
Since 1948
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1945
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyBannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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