Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Vatican City

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
33 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Since 1929
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
N/A
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
N/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
Since 1890
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