Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
41 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Illegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
N/A
Since 1983
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