Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Chile

Equality Index ?
42 / 100
80 / 100
Legal Index ?
61 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
24 / 100
60 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2022
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2013
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 2022
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
63% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
23% Good Place
0%
68% Good Place
0%
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
36% Disagree
53% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
21% Agree
69% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
82% Support marriage or legal recognition
6% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
66% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
12% Not much/not at all
79% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
80% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
66% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
4% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
20% Justifiable
29% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
82% Support
8% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
67% Agree
28% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
60% Disagree
36% Agree
28% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
32% Yes
48% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
29% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Rare
23% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Agree
71% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
12% Yes
60% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
59% Approve
41% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
67% Approve
34% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
48% Yes
32% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
18% Favor
79% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Yes
61% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
36% Yes
44% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
29% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
68% Yes
24% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
27% Good place
34% Not a good place
52% Good place
38% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
15% Justifiable
45% Not justifiable
24% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
50% Did not mention homosexuals
50% Mentioned homosexuals
66% Did not mention homosexuals
34% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
15% Justifiable
47% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
10% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
9% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
43% Did not mention homosexuals
57% Mentioned homosexuals
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