Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Venezuela

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
46 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2023
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
Since 1998
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