Compare LGBT Rights in Malta

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
52% Rare
38% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
46% Rare
42% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
73% Agree
20% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
83% Yes
10% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
72% Good place
12% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1973
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2014
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2019
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1998
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