Compare LGBT Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina & Montenegro

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
28% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
69% Disagree
11% Agree
63% Disagree
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?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
13% Yes
82% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
20% Good place
68% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1977
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedCivil unions
Since 2021
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsN/ABanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyUnknownNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1977
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