Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Sweden

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
61 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
24 / 100
70 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
23% Good Place
0%
91% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
92% Favor
5% Oppose
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
36% Disagree
53% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
21% Agree
69% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
75% Strongly/somewhat agree
20% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
82% Support marriage or legal recognition
9% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
17% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
17% Not much/not at all
63% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
37% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
41% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
4% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
80% Justifiable
8% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
96% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
89% Support
3% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
79% Agree
17% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
60% Disagree
75% Agree
10% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
32% Yes
48% No
94% Yes
5% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
29% Widespread
55% Rare
42% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Rare
23% Widespread
32% Rare
57% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Agree
71% Disagree
95% Agree
5% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
12% Yes
60% No
69% Yes
22% 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?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Yes
61% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
69% Justifiable
11% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
27% Good place
34% Not a good place
69% Good place
8% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
15% Justifiable
45% Not justifiable
75% Justifiable
7% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
50% Did not mention homosexuals
50% Mentioned homosexuals
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
63% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
94% Did not mention homosexuals
6% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
10% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
51% Justifiable
17% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
26% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
82% Did not mention homosexuals
18% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
25% Justifiable
44% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedLegal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Since 1990
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1978
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