Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Vanuatu

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
61 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
34 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
Since 2007
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