Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Romania

Equality Index ?
38 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
32% Did not mention homosexuals
67% Mentioned homosexuals
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
11% Agree
73% Disagree
10% Agree
61% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
41% Rare
45% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Rare
34% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
29% Agree
63% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
20% Yes
66% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
16% Favor
81% Oppose
26% Favor
74% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
9% Yes
84% No
12% Yes
85% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
41% Not a good place
19% Good place
52% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1996
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2001
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Illegal
Since 2002
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2002
Same-sex adoptionIllegalUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2000
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