Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Slovakia

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
51 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
38 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2018
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1994
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1993
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
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