Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Philippines

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
57 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
57 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
58 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Unrecognized
Since 1988
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 2007
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Varies by Region
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
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