Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Belgium

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
40 / 100
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
67 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1996
Legal
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2020
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2010
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Legal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1994
Equal
Since 1985
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