Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Finland

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
78 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1971
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Legal
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 1999
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