Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Romania

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
40 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
37 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1996
Since 2009
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 surgery
Since 1996
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2000
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1994
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