Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Montenegro

Equality Index ?
74 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
71 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
38 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1977
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2021
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Ambiguous
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Illegal
Since 2007
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2017
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2014
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 1977
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