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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    Other type of partnership
    Censorship
    Unknown
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Adoption
    Married couples only
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
    Donating Blood
    Unknown
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition

Ranked #20 out of 27 countries surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
(18%) Against
Support (66%)

Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt

Ranked #19 out of 27 countries surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
(36%) Disagree
Agree (59%)

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #39 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(36.8%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (62.1%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #40 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(54.3%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (19.7%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #40 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(40.8%) Disagree
Agree (22.8%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)

Ranked #18 out of 34 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(39%) No
Yes (49%)

Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe

Ranked #4 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?"

(64%) Oppose
Favor (27%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)

Ranked #5 out of 19 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)

Question: "Please tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement is most similar to your point of view–even if it does not precisely match your opinion. 1 Homosexuality should be accepted by society OR 2 Homosexuality should not be accepted by society"

(54%) No
Yes (36%)

History

Homosexual activity in Hungary

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Homosexual activity in Hungary is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 31, 1978
Legal
Sources:
ec.europa.eu/anti-trafficki…jsessionid=gp2SS1xJyzy81GvqGpC2B23WX6fypPWSTy8Y8TPZvLc6BTsjGphW!-1752337833?nodePath=/National+Info+Pages/Hungary/5.+RESOURCES/5.1.+Legislation/Penal+Code+Act+IV+1978+Hungary_hu.pdf&fileName=Penal+Code+Act+IV+1978+Hungary_hu.pdf&fileType=pdf
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Same-sex marriage in Hungary

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Same-sex marriage in Hungary is other type of partnership.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 2009
Other type of partnership
The institution of registered partnership is only available to same sex couples. The unregistered cohabitation (élettársi kapcsolat) of same-sex couples was recognised and placed on equal footing with the unregistered cohabitation of different-sex couples in 1996.
However, same-sex marriage is banned by the 2012 Constitution.
Added by dekoradum  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jul 1, 2009–Sep 4, 2018
Other type of partnership
Civil unions are legal. Gay marriage pending. As well foreign marriage is recognized.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Hungary

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Hungary is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Right to change legal gender in Hungary

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Right to change legal gender in Hungary is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Aug 14, 1982
Legal, but requires surgery
It is legal for individuals to change their legal gender without having to go through gender reassignment surgery.
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Aug 14, 1982–Sep 7, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Under the revision of sex change law in 2018. Missing non binary options.
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LGBT discrimination in Hungary

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LGBT discrimination in Hungary is illegal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1998
Illegal
There are several provision that bans discrimination against the basis of sexual orientations and gender identities. A court ruling has also stated that the general anti-discrimination law in the constitution extends its coverage to sexual orientation and gender identities as well.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Hungary

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LGBT employment discrimination in Hungary is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1998
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Discrimination is illegal for both sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Hungary

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LGBT housing discrimination in Hungary is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1998
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Discrimination is illegal for both sexual orientation and gender identity
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Hungary

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Hungary is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions on service.
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Same-sex adoption in Hungary

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Same-sex adoption in Hungary is married couples only.

Current status
Since May 1, 2010
Married couples only
Any individual can apodt regardless of thair marital status but prefecence has to be given to married couples. Joint adoption is available only for them.
Second parent adoption is available for married and cohabiting couples - regardless of gender - but not for registered (same sex) partners.

Same sex cohabiting couples's joint adoption has to be authorized by the Guardianship Office.
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Equal age of consent in Hungary

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Equal age of consent in Hungary is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2002
Equal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Hungary

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Blood donations by MSMs in Hungary is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Conversion therapy in Hungary

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Conversion therapy in Hungary is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
No laws in place. Still attitude of homosexuality as a disease. Conversion therapy ban pending.
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