Compare LGBT Rights in Norway

Equality Index ?
89 / 100
Legal Index ?
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
85 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
90% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
76% Justifiable
10% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
96% Did not mention homosexuals
3% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
70% Agree
16% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
66% Justifiable
11% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
94% Did not mention homosexuals
6% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
40% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
86% Did not mention homosexuals
14% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1981
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2001
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1972
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