Compare LGBT Rights in North Korea & Taiwan

Equality Index ?
14 / 100
62 / 100
Legal Index ?
14 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
48 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
60% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
17% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
51% Agree
35% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
19% Justifiable
35% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
14% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
81% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityN/A
Since 1948
Legal
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 1948
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1948
Illegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1948
Sexual orientation only
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1948
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1948
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsN/ABanned (5-year deferral)
Since 2018
Conversion therapyN/ABanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2009
Equal
Since 1947
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