Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Liberia

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
20 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
12 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1976
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
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
N/A
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