Compare LGBT Rights in Romania

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
60 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
37 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
18% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
50% Support marriage or legal recognition
33% Against
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
31% Disagree
65% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
37% Agree
58% Disagree
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
44% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
20% Not much/not at all
59% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
40% Strongly/somewhat agree
46% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
33% Strongly/somewhat agree
55% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
5% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
61% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Rare
45% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
47% Rare
34% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
29% Agree
63% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Yes
66% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
26% Favor
74% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
12% Yes
85% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Justifiable
73% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
46% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
52% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
5% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
6% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
56% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2002
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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