Compare LGBT Rights in Russia & Slovakia

Equality Index ?
34 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
29% Support
52% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
23% Agree
67% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
60% Did not mention homosexuals
37% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
8% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
31% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
11% Agree
67% Disagree
16% Agree
58% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
14% Yes
74% No
44% Yes
46% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
55% Rare
25% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
51% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
29% Agree
61% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
25% Yes
56% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
5% Favor
90% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
8% Yes
86% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
16% Yes
74% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
12% Good place
48% Not a good place
32% Good place
36% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1993
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1995
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishment
Since 2013
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1997
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2013
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguousSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1995
Single only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
Equal
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