Compare LGBT Rights in Portugal

Equality Index ?
73 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
86% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
26% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
49% Agree
22% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
21% Rare
71% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
25% Rare
59% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
69% Agree
27% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
72% Yes
19% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
53% Good place
29% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1982
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1999
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2010
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2007
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