Compare LGBT Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina & Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
46 / 100
32 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
45 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
28 / 100
20 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2016
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2006
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsVaries by Region
Since 2012
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 1947
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
6% Good Place
0%
20% 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
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
69% Disagree
Region not surveyed
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
11% Good place
76% Not a good place
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
51% Did not mention homosexuals
49% Mentioned homosexuals
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