Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Pakistan

Equality Index ?
41 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
31 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
Imprisonment as punishment
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1993
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Gender identity only
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Gender identity only
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
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
Since 1973
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