Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Ecuador

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
58 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
37 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Since 2008
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 1997
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