“The data shows that the UK is ahead of many neighbours on the issue. Across all 28 member states, 54 percent of people would be happy with an LGB political leader, and 21 percent uncomfortable.
Just 43 percent of EU citizens as a whole would accept a transgender PM, while 29 percent would be uncomfortable.
Opinions are improving across nearly all of Western Europe on the issue, compared to in 2012 – with large rises in both comfort and indifference. However, opposition has grown in some parts of Eastern Europe.”