Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Montenegro

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
52 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
71 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
33 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1977
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2021
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2005
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Ambiguous
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2007
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2017
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2014
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1977
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