Compare LGBT Rights in Hungary & Romania

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
66% Support
18% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
36% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
62% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
20% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
23% Agree
41% Disagree
10% Agree
61% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
49% Yes
39% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Rare
46% Widespread
41% Rare
45% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Rare
34% Widespread
47% Rare
34% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Agree
53% Disagree
29% Agree
63% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
16% Yes
72% No
20% Yes
66% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
27% Favor
64% Oppose
26% Favor
74% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
36% Yes
54% No
12% Yes
85% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
32% Good place
24% Not a good place
19% Good place
52% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1961
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2009
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2021
No censorship
Since 2001
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2020
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1998
Illegal
Since 2002
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2002
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2020
Unknown
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 2000
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