Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Sri Lanka

Equality Index ?
41 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
37 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
No protections
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
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