Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Malaysia

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
State-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Since 1983
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2005
Restricted
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
No protections
Since 1826
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1826
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
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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