Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Poland

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
40 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
46 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Since 1970
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1996
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2012
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2020
No censorship
Since 2020
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2010
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1995
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 1964
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1991
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1994
Since 1932
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