Requires sterilisation for change . N one of the Western European nations surveyed showed a majority of people against same-sex marriage, with Italy and Portugal the least in favour among this group, each with 59 per cent in support. In some other cases, Central European countries fall between the East and the West. Constitutional ban since    . Retrieved 19 May
Stable unions since  ; Civil unions since .
An Iron Curtain of social views is still evident in Europe, poll shows
In Russia and Ukrainethe most common explanation given by those who were raised without a religion but are now Orthodox is that religion has become more acceptable in society. No laws allowing adoption by same-sex couples. Societal attitudes towards homosexuality. A The UK Parliament excepted Scotland and Northern Ireland from its same-sex marriage legislation, although the Scottish parliament has since legalised it. Transgender people allowed to change gender without undergoing surgery . Retrieved September 12, Archived from the original on 17 April
On 15 JulyCroatian Parliament passed the Life Partnership Act giving same-sex couples all rights that married couples have, except for adoption. Belief in the evil eye is also common in Central and Eastern Europe. In many of these countries, the surveys show that people are less receptive to religious and cultural pluralism than they are in Western Europe — challenging the notion of universal assent to a set of European values. LGBT individuals may adopt, but not same-sex couples. Chamber of Deputies Luxembourg.