Compare LGBT Rights in Norway & Faroe Islands

Equality Index ?
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Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1972
Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2023
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1981
Illegal
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2009
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Ambiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1972
Equal
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