Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & British Indian Ocean Territory

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
97 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
97 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Legal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Since 1966
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Ambiguous
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
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