Compare LGBT Rights in Bulgaria & Turkmenistan

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1968
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1999
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1990
Ambiguous
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2023
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2005
Legal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Gender identity only
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
No protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Ambiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedSexual orientation only
Since 2012
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Female equal, male N/A
Since 2014
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