Compare LGBT Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina & Cyprus

Equality Index ?
46 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
84 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
28 / 100
36 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2016
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2006
Legal
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsVaries by Region
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2002
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
6% Good Place
0%
38% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
22% Support
71% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
40% Disagree
54% Agree
Region not surveyed
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
63% Agree
35% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
26% Acceptable
71% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
5% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
13% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
58% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
69% Disagree
14% Agree
45% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
29% Rare
67% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
32% Rare
54% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
40% Agree
55% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
42% Yes
39% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
13% Favor
84% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
13% Yes
82% No
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
8% Support
53% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
0% Disagree
59% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
9% Acceptable
86% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
15% Justifiable
50% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
65% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
17% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
53% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
3% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
36% Did not mention homosexuals
64% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
3% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
56% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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