Compare LGBT Rights in Macau & South Korea

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% support
59% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitationUnrecognized
Since 1948
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Married couples only
Since 1948
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1948
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1945
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Not banned
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