Compare LGBT Rights in Romania & Ukraine

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
60 / 100
61 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
37 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
18% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
50% Support marriage or legal recognition
33% Against
Region not surveyed
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
31% Disagree
65% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
37% Agree
58% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
44% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
20% Not much/not at all
59% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
40% Strongly/somewhat agree
46% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
33% Strongly/somewhat agree
55% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
5% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
46% Did not mention homosexuals
46% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
61% Disagree
8% Agree
63% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
14% Yes
69% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
41% Rare
45% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
47% Rare
34% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
29% Agree
63% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
20% Yes
66% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
26% Favor
74% Oppose
9% Favor
85% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
12% Yes
85% No
6% Yes
86% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
66% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Justifiable
73% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
73% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
46% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
38% Did not mention homosexuals
62% 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
11% Good place
53% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
5% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
6% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
70% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
56% Mentioned homosexuals
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2009
Unrecognized
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Varies by Region
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2004
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2000
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2002
No protections
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2023
Single only
Since 2016
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2021
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Legal
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2001
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