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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Varies by Region
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition

Ranked #3 out of 27 countries surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
(5%) Against
Support (84%)

Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt

Ranked #4 out of 27 countries surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
(17%) Disagree
Agree (77%)

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #20 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?"

(12.7%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (85.8%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #13 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."

(16.2%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (60.2%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #12 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

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

(18%) Disagree
Agree (60%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)

Ranked #3 out of 34 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(10%) No
Yes (89%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #1 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(11%) No
Yes (88%)

History

Homosexual activity in Spain

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Homosexual activity in Spain is legal.

Current status
Since 1979
Legal
Spain was the third country to formally legalize same-sex marriage.
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Same-sex marriage in Spain

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Same-sex marriage in Spain is legal.

Current status
Since Jul 3, 2005
Legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Spain

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Spain is no censorship.

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

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

Current status
Since Nov 8, 2006
Legal, surgery not required
Changing your legal gender does not require surgery, however, it does require proof of some form of medical treatment for a period of two years.
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LGBT discrimination in Spain

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LGBT discrimination in Spain is illegal.

Current status
Since Nov 23, 1995
Illegal
Art. 22.4 criminal code. In the current penal code is considered an aggravating.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Spain

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LGBT employment discrimination in Spain is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since Nov 23, 1995
Sexual orientation only
Ley Orgánica núm. 10/1995, de 23 de noviembre, del Código Penal.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Spain

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

Current status
Since Nov 23, 1995
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Spain

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Spain is legal.

Current status
Since Nov 4, 1977
Legal
As of 2009, the courts also ruled that transgender individuals are also permitted to serve in the military.
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Same-sex adoption in Spain

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Same-sex adoption in Spain is legal.

Current status
Since Jul 3, 2005
Legal
Included in equal marriage legislation
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Equal age of consent in Spain

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Equal age of consent in Spain is equal.

Current status
Since Nov 23, 1995
Equal
Actually the criminal code in Spain is under review in order to increase the age of consent.
Sources:
Criminal code of 1995 . Art. 181 / Art. 182 / Art. 183
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Blood donations by MSMs in Spain

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Blood donations by MSMs in Spain is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1976
Legal
* \"From\" date taken from earliest recorded specific legislation on the matter. MSM is not contemplated as a criterion for exclusion.

Information regarding blood donation by MSM during the Franco dictatorship is unknown, but was probably outlawed along with the practice of homosexuality. No specific legal texts from that historical time period address the issue.
Sources:
Orden por la que se dictan las normas para el desarrollo y aplicación del Decreto 1574/1975, de 26 de junio, por el que se regula la hemodonación y los Bancos de Sangre. - boe.es/buscar/doc.php?id=BO…
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Conversion therapy in Spain

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Conversion therapy in Spain is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
Only in Madrid and Valencia. Nationwide Pending.
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