Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Kosovo

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
45 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
24 / 100
29 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1989
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1979
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 2004
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