Compare LGBT Rights in Poland & Ukraine

Equality Index ?
55 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
61 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
45 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
29% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
41% Favor
54% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
33% Strongly/somewhat agree
54% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
67% Support marriage or legal recognition
22% Against
Region not surveyed
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
60% Disagree
31% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
54% Agree
38% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
38% Strongly/somewhat agree
50% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
24% Not much/not at all
61% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
64% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
43% Strongly/somewhat agree
37% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
39% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
22% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
65% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
46% Did not mention homosexuals
46% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
57% Disagree
8% Agree
63% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
47% Yes
42% No
14% Yes
69% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Rare
49% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
44% Rare
42% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
49% Agree
46% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Yes
40% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
32% Favor
59% Oppose
9% Favor
85% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
42% Yes
47% No
6% Yes
86% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
25% Yes
54% No
13% Yes
66% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
14% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
73% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
38% Did not mention homosexuals
62% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
42% Yes
46% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
21% Good place
54% Not a good place
11% Good place
53% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
9% Justifiable
58% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
49% Did not mention homosexuals
51% Mentioned homosexuals
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
8% Justifiable
69% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
70% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
4% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1970
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitation
Since 2012
Unrecognized
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Since 2020
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1991
Varies by Region
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1964
Single only
Since 2016
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1991
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2021
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1932
Equal
Since 2001
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