Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Hungary

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Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
66% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
59% Agree
36% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
62% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
20% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
60% Disagree
23% Agree
41% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
32% Yes
48% No
49% Yes
39% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
29% Widespread
42% Rare
46% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Rare
23% Widespread
42% Rare
34% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Agree
71% Disagree
41% Agree
53% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
12% Yes
60% No
16% Yes
72% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
18% Favor
79% Oppose
27% Favor
64% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Yes
61% No
36% Yes
54% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
27% Good place
34% Not a good place
32% Good place
24% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1991
Civil unions
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2021
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Since 2020
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 2002
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