Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Romania

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
37 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2020
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2000
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
Equal
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