Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Saudi Arabia

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 1932
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
Since 1932
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
Since 1932
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
Since 1932
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Illegal
Since 1932
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
N/A
Since 1932
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