Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Western Sahara

Equality Index ?
83 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
95 / 100
22 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
70 / 100
Not enough data
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
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
94% Did not mention homosexuals
3% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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
Region not surveyed
"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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
67% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
83% Good place
11% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
59% Justifiable
19% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1975
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2013
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex onlyNot 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
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal with restrictions
Since 2021
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
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