Compare LGBT Rights in Malta & Iceland

Equality Index ?
86 / 100
90 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
90 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1973
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegalLegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2017
Recognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
No protections
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2014
Legal
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2015
Full ban
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2002
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1998
Equal
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