Compare LGBT Rights in Romania & Slovakia

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
60% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
31% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
61% Disagree
16% Agree
58% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
44% Yes
46% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Rare
45% Widespread
55% Rare
25% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
47% Rare
34% Widespread
51% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
29% Agree
63% Disagree
29% Agree
61% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Yes
66% No
25% Yes
56% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
26% Favor
74% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
12% Yes
85% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
52% Not a good place
32% Good place
36% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Since 2001
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2002
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2002
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionUnknownSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2000
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