Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Jordan

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
6 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1952
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1952
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1952
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
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