Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Gambia

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
9 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
12 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
24 / 100
5 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
N/A
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