Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Slovakia

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51 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
60% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
31% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
60% Disagree
16% Agree
58% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
32% Yes
48% No
44% Yes
46% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
29% Widespread
55% Rare
25% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Rare
23% Widespread
51% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Agree
71% Disagree
29% Agree
61% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
12% Yes
60% No
25% Yes
56% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
18% Favor
79% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Yes
61% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
27% Good place
34% Not a good place
32% Good place
36% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
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