Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Ukraine

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
95 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
70 / 100
39 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipVaries by Region
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Varies by Region
Since 2016
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 and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Since 2016
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2021
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Legal
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
Since 2001
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
89% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
89% Favor
10% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
75% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
85% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
19% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
16% Not much/not at all
69% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
24% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
36% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
54% Strongly/somewhat agree
36% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
75% Justifiable
5% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
94% Did not mention homosexuals
3% Mentioned homosexuals
46% Did not mention homosexuals
46% 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
8% Agree
63% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
92% Yes
8% No
14% Yes
69% No
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
13% Yes
60% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
9% Favor
85% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
6% Yes
86% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
66% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
67% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
73% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
38% Did not mention homosexuals
62% 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
11% Good place
53% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
59% Justifiable
19% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
70% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
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