Compare LGBT Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina & Slovakia

Equality Index ?
46 / 100
45 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
28 / 100
36 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnregistered cohabitation
Since 2018
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
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 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2006
Legal
Since 1993
Blood donations by MSMsVaries by Region
Since 2012
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
6% Good Place
0%
33% Good Place
0%
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
39% Disagree
55% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
28% Agree
63% Disagree
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
23% Justifiable
31% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
59% Did not mention homosexuals
38% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
69% Disagree
16% Agree
58% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
44% Yes
46% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
55% Rare
25% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
51% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
29% Agree
61% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
25% Yes
56% 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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
32% Good place
36% 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
27% Justifiable
31% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
56% Mentioned homosexuals
54% Did not mention homosexuals
46% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
16% Justifiable
60% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
31% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
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