Compare LGBT Rights in Turkey & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
38 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
43 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
34 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1858
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2009
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1858
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1858
Equal
Since 2001
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