Compare LGBT Rights in Poland & Russia

Equality Index ?
54 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
46 / 100
21 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1970
Varies by Region
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitation
Since 2012
Banned
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 2020
Other punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1995
Illegal
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Banned
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1964
Single only
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1991
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1932
Varies by Region
Since 1997
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