Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & North Korea

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
38 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Since 1948
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 1948
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Unknown
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1948
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Unknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
Since 2009
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