Compare LGBT Rights in Romania & Russia

Equality Index ?
46 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
22 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Varies by Region
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2009
Banned
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 2020
Other punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Illegal
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1999
Banned
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
No protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2000
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2000
No protections
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2023
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 MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualVaries by Region
Since 1997
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