Compare LGBT Rights in Moldova

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
Legal Index ?
64 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
8 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
8% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
5% Favor
92% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
5% Yes
92% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
7% Good place
78% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
2% Justifiable
76% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2012
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
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