Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Cyprus

Equality Index ?
41 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
40 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Since 2002
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