Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Germany

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
87% support
11% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2017
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2007
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Step-child adoption only
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2000
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 1988
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1977
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Since 2017
Not banned
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