Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Suriname

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
37 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
23 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Since 1910
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Unequal
Since 1869
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