Compare LGBT Rights in Moldova & Russia

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
63 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
8 / 100
22 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Varies by Region
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1994
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2012
Single only
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2014
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Varies by Region
Since 1997
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