Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Samoa

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
38 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Ambiguous
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Banned
Since 2007
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
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