Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Moldova

Equality Index ?
55 / 100
34 / 100
Legal Index ?
84 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
25 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
60% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
32% Yes
48% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
29% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Rare
23% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Agree
71% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
12% Yes
60% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
18% Favor
79% Oppose
5% Favor
92% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Yes
61% No
5% Yes
92% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
27% Good place
34% Not a good place
7% Good place
78% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2019
Not legal
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderAmbiguousNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
N/A
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2012
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 2002
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