Compare LGBT Rights in Taiwan

Equality Index ?
62 / 100
Legal Index ?
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
48 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
60% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
17% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Agree
35% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
19% Justifiable
35% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
14% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
3% Justifiable
81% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (5-year deferral)
Since 2018
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1947
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