Compare LGBT Rights in North Macedonia

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
Legal Index ?
60 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
13 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
6% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
7% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
29% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Agree
67% Disagree
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
12% Good place
73% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
4% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
47% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
2% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1996
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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