Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & South Korea

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
46 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
45 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Unrecognized
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Unknown
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
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
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