Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Libya

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1953
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1953
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1951
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1953
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
N/A
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