Compare LGBT Rights in Hungary & Russia

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52 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
66% Support
18% Against
29% Support
52% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
36% Disagree
23% Agree
67% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
62% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
20% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
8% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
23% Agree
41% Disagree
11% Agree
67% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
49% Yes
39% No
14% Yes
74% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Rare
46% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Rare
34% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Agree
53% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
16% Yes
72% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
27% Favor
64% Oppose
5% Favor
90% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
36% Yes
54% No
8% Yes
86% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
16% Yes
74% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
32% Good place
24% Not a good place
12% Good place
48% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1961
Legal
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2009
Not legal
Since 1995
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2021
Fine as punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2020
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1998
No protections
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Ambiguous
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
No protections
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2020
Single only
Since 1995
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1997
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