Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Rwanda

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
26 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
45 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
8 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Since 1986
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
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