Compare LGBT Rights in Spain

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
Public Opinion
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
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
86% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Justifiable
16% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Agree
18% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(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
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
88% Yes
11% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
79% Good place
14% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2006
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1995
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1995
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 therapyVaries by Region
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1995
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