Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Luxembourg

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
84% Support
7% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
72% Agree
21% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Rare
57% Widespread
61% Rare
27% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
46% Rare
49% Widespread
45% Rare
23% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
82% Agree
17% Disagree
88% Agree
6% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
70% Yes
29% No
72% Yes
19% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
74% Good place
12% Not a good place
50% Good place
30% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Legal
Since 2015
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Unknown
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Since 2017
Not banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 1992
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