Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Thailand

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
62 / 100
Legal Index ?
95 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
70 / 100
62 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Since 1956
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Unregistered cohabitation
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Legal
Since 2005
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1977
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
Since 1997
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
89% Good Place
0%
45% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
89% Favor
10% Oppose
60% Favor
32% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
75% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
12% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
85% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
73% Support marriage or legal recognition
11% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
19% Strongly/somewhat disagree
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
16% Not much/not at all
69% A great deal/fair amount
25% Not much/not at all
66% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
84% Strongly/somewhat agree
9% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
75% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
24% Strongly/somewhat disagree
79% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
36% Strongly/somewhat disagree
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
20% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
54% Strongly/somewhat agree
36% Strongly/somewhat disagree
64% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
75% Justifiable
5% Not justifiable
22% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
94% Did not mention homosexuals
3% Mentioned homosexuals
64% Did not mention homosexuals
36% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
89% Support
3% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
83% Agree
12% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
66% Agree
12% Disagree
42% Agree
23% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
92% Yes
8% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
37% Rare
60% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
32% Rare
54% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
92% Agree
8% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
82% Yes
14% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
64% Yes
19% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
67% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
83% Good place
11% Not a good place
21% Good place
52% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
59% Justifiable
19% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
66% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
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