Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Sint Maarten

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
76 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
76 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Ambiguous
Since 2011
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Legal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
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