Compare LGBT Rights in North Korea & Taiwan

Equality Index ?
33 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
33 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
51% Agree
35% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1948
Legal
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageNot legalLegal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 1948
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderN/ANot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1948
Illegal
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1948
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1948
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2020
Ambiguous
Since 2022
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1948
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsN/ABanned (5-year deferral)
Since 2018
Conversion therapyN/A
Since 1948
Banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1947
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