Compare LGBT Rights in Romania

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
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?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
12% Yes
85% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
52% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Since 2001
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2002
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2002
Same-sex adoptionUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2000
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