Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Eritrea

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1957
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1957
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1957
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Since 2010
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1957
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
N/A
Since 1957
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