Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Vietnam

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
49 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Gender identity only
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
Since 1999
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