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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    Unknown
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #36 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(33.3%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (66.3%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #31 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(38.3%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (27.6%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #60 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(65.5%) Disagree
Agree (8.7%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)

Ranked #21 out of 34 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(47%) No
Yes (48%)

Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe

Ranked #5 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?"

(70%) Oppose
Favor (26%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)

Ranked #2 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Please tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement is most similar to your point of view–even if it does not precisely match your opinion. 1 Homosexuality should be accepted by society OR 2 Homosexuality should not be accepted by society"

(44%) No
Yes (50%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #16 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(40%) No
Yes (53%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #68 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(61%) Not a good place
Good place (24%)

By The Numbers

69%
of Orthodox Christians support the Church's position on refusing to perform same-sex marriages
26%
oppose

History

Homosexual activity in Greece

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Homosexual activity in Greece is legal.

Current status
Since 1951
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Greece

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Same-sex marriage in Greece is civil unions.

Current status
Since Dec 23, 2015
Civil unions
The Greek Parliament voted in a proposal that allows for Civil Partnership between same sex individuals
Added by vviet93  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Until Dec 23, 2015
Unrecognized, only same-sex marriage official
No laws recognized union of same sex individuals
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Greece

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Greece is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Greece, there are no laws restricting to discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Greece

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Right to change legal gender in Greece is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Since Oct 10, 2017
Legal, surgery not required
No requirements since 2017. Missing non binary options on drivers licenses.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Greece

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Greece is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Greece

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LGBT discrimination in Greece is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Sep 10, 2014
Illegal in some contexts
Many instances of discriminations against LGBT individuals are illegal. The only case where discrimination is not illegal is if it is done by public domain (of which the church is one.)
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Sep 10, 2014–Dec 27, 2017
Illegal
Complete protections in all areas since 2017.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Greece

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LGBT employment discrimination in Greece is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2005
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Greece

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LGBT housing discrimination in Greece is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2014
Sexual orientation and gender identity
in all areas since 2014.
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Same-sex adoption in Greece

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Same-sex adoption in Greece is single only.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1996
Single only
joint and step pending. Legalization pending. Currently being implemented in foster care.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Greece

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Greece is legal.

Current status
Legal
Since 2002.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Greece

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Blood donations by MSMs in Greece is unknown.


Until Jan 1, 2020
Banned (indefinite deferral)
its banned
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Current status
Unknown

Conversion therapy in Greece

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Conversion therapy in Greece is not banned.

Current status
Since Oct 2, 2012
Not banned
Proposed criminalization. Conversion therapy ban country wide pending. Condemned by European Psychiatrists.
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Equal age of consent in Greece

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Equal age of consent in Greece is equal.

Current status
Since Dec 23, 2015
Equal
The Civil Union act also equalized the age of consent at 15
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

1951–Dec 23, 2015
Unequal
Article 347 of the Greek Criminal Code; which provides for a higher age of consent of 17, for seducing a male person if the male partner is over 18 and for lesbians and both male/female heterosexuals (regardless of close-in-age or not) and for only close-
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