Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Hong Kong

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
54 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2023
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
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Unknown
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Unknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 2006
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