Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Slovakia

Equality Index ?
38 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
32% Did not mention homosexuals
67% Mentioned homosexuals
60% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
31% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
11% Agree
73% Disagree
16% Agree
58% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
44% Yes
46% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
55% Rare
25% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
51% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
29% Agree
61% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
25% Yes
56% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
16% Favor
81% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
9% Yes
84% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
41% Not a good place
32% Good place
36% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1996
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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