Compare LGBT Rights in North Korea & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
38 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
38 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1948
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforced
Since 1948
No censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1948
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationUnknownSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1948
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyUnknownNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2009
Equal
Since 2001
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