Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Czech Republic

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
67% Did not mention homosexuals
20% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
49% Justifiable
25% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
60% Disagree
40% Agree
28% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
32% Yes
48% No
59% Yes
26% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
29% Widespread
60% Rare
34% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Rare
23% Widespread
59% Rare
23% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Agree
71% Disagree
57% Agree
39% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
12% Yes
60% No
39% Yes
52% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
18% Favor
79% Oppose
65% Favor
29% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Yes
61% No
71% Yes
22% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
80% Yes
16% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
27% Good place
34% Not a good place
39% Good place
33% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1962
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Civil unions
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
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 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1990
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