Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & New Zealand

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
75 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
64 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1986
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2012
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
Since 1994
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Legal
Since 2013
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 1986
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