Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
41 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
43 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1984
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 2012
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