Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Hungary

Equality Index ?
38 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
66% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
59% Agree
36% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
32% Did not mention homosexuals
67% Mentioned homosexuals
62% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
20% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
11% Agree
73% Disagree
23% Agree
41% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
49% Yes
39% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
42% Rare
46% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
42% Rare
34% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
41% Agree
53% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
16% Yes
72% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
16% Favor
81% Oppose
27% Favor
64% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
9% Yes
84% No
36% Yes
54% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
41% Not a good place
32% Good place
24% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1996
Civil unions
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2021
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredIllegal
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Illegal
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 2020
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2002
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