Compare LGBT Rights in Poland & Slovakia

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53 / 100
54 / 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
60% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
24% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
31% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
57% Disagree
16% Agree
58% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
47% Yes
42% No
44% Yes
46% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Rare
49% Widespread
55% Rare
25% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
44% Rare
42% Widespread
51% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
49% Agree
46% Disagree
29% Agree
61% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Yes
40% No
25% Yes
56% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
32% Favor
59% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
42% Yes
47% No
Region not surveyed
"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
32% Good place
36% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1932
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 1964
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2011
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationUnknownSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1991
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Not banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1932
Equal
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