Compare LGBT Rights in Macau & Taiwan

Equality Index ?
58 / 100
63 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
55% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
30% Justifiable
26% Not justifiable
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
47% Agree
14% Disagree
51% Agree
35% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitationLegal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
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
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Sexual orientation only
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2008
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Step-child adoption only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2001
Conversion therapyBannedBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Since 1947
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