Compare LGBT Rights in Spain

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
Legal Index ?
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
87% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
87% Favor
11% Oppose
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
80% Strongly/somewhat agree
17% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
90% Support marriage or legal recognition
5% Against
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
19% Not much/not at all
72% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
76% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
53% Justifiable
16% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
86% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
84% Support
5% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
77% Agree
17% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Agree
18% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
89% Yes
10% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
43% Rare
54% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
31% Rare
58% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
89% Agree
8% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
83% Yes
8% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
58% Yes
22% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
48% Justifiable
11% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
88% Yes
11% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
79% Good place
14% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
40% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
37% Justifiable
20% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
85% Did not mention homosexuals
15% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
31% Justifiable
29% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
80% Did not mention homosexuals
20% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
22% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1995
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1995
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2005
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1977
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 1976
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1995
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