Compare LGBT Rights in Slovakia

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
36 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
33% Good Place
0%
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
39% Disagree
55% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
28% Agree
63% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
23% Justifiable
31% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
59% Did not mention homosexuals
38% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
16% Agree
58% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
44% Yes
46% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
55% Rare
25% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
51% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
29% Agree
61% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
25% Yes
56% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
32% Good place
36% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
27% Justifiable
31% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
54% Did not mention homosexuals
46% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
16% Justifiable
60% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitation
Since 2018
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1993
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
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