Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & South Korea

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
46 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
45 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
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
Unknown
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Varies by Region
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
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