Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Bulgaria

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
43 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1968
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 1990
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2023
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 2023
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 2002
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