Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Croatia

Equality Index ?
41 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
81 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
39 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1977
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2014
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2022
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2013
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1999
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1998
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