Compare LGBT Rights in South Korea & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
46 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
45 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1948
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationUnknownIllegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2001
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