Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
Legal Index ?
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
7% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
32% Did not mention homosexuals
67% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
11% Agree
73% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
16% Favor
81% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
9% Yes
84% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
28% Did not mention homosexuals
72% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
41% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
3% Justifiable
69% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
37% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
6% Justifiable
83% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1996
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1994
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