Compare LGBT Rights in Poland

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
66% Support
22% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
33% Agree
58% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
65% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
24% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
57% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
47% Yes
42% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Rare
49% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
44% Rare
42% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
49% Agree
46% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Yes
40% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
32% Favor
59% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
42% Yes
47% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
42% Yes
46% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
21% Good place
54% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2020
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 1964
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2011
LGBT housing discriminationUnknown
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2016
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1991
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1932
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