Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & India

Equality Index ?
74 / 100
62 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
58 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Gender identity only
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Gender identity only
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Varies by Region
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 2018
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