Compare LGBT Rights in Poland & Romania

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
66% Support
22% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
33% Agree
58% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
65% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
24% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
57% Disagree
10% Agree
61% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
47% Yes
42% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Rare
49% Widespread
41% Rare
45% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
44% Rare
42% Widespread
47% Rare
34% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
49% Agree
46% Disagree
29% Agree
63% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Yes
40% No
20% Yes
66% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
32% Favor
59% Oppose
26% Favor
74% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
42% Yes
47% No
12% Yes
85% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
42% Yes
46% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
21% Good place
54% Not a good place
19% Good place
52% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1932
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2001
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1964
Ambiguous
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2002
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2011
Ambiguous
LGBT housing discriminationUnknownSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2002
Same-sex adoptionIllegalUnknown
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1991
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1932
Equal
Since 2000
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