Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Russia

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
95 / 100
9 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
70 / 100
21 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Varies by Region
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 1995
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Varies by Region
Since 1997
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
89% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
89% Favor
10% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
75% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
85% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
19% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
16% Not much/not at all
69% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
24% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
36% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
54% Strongly/somewhat agree
36% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
75% Justifiable
5% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
94% Did not mention homosexuals
3% Mentioned homosexuals
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
89% Support
3% Against
29% Support
52% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
83% Agree
12% Disagree
23% Agree
67% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
66% Agree
12% Disagree
11% Agree
67% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
92% Yes
8% No
14% Yes
74% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
37% Rare
60% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
32% Rare
54% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
92% Agree
8% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
82% Yes
14% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
64% Yes
19% No
13% Yes
66% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
54% Support
29% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Favor
90% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
8% Yes
86% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
11% Yes
73% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
67% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
4% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
16% Yes
74% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
83% Good place
11% Not a good place
12% Good place
48% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
59% Justifiable
19% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
29% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
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