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LGBT Rights in Serbia

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (6-month deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors ?

Ranked #50 out of 79 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
(51.7%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (44.6%)

Justifiability of homosexuality ?

Ranked #50 out of 79 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
(67.1%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (12%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents ?

Ranked #66 out of 74 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
(72.1%) Disagree
Agree (6.5%)

Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe ?

Ranked #11 out of 19 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
(83%) Oppose
Favor (12%)

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

Ranked #10 out of 19 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
(75%) No
Yes (21%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People ?

Ranked #81 out of 119 regions surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)
(70%) Not a good place
Good place (11%)

By The Numbers

82%
of Orthodox Christians support the Church's position on refusing to perform same-sex marriages
14%
oppose

History

Homosexual activity in Serbia

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Homosexual activity in Serbia is legal.

Current status
Since Jul 14, 1994
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Serbia

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Same-sex marriage in Serbia is not legal.

Current status
Since 2006
Not legal
Constitution defines marriage as an union between a man and a woman.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Serbia

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Serbia is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Serbia, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Serbia

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Right to change legal gender in Serbia is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2019
Legal, surgery not required
Requires 1 year of hormone therapy
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Until Jan 1, 2019
Legal, but requires surgery
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Sources:
rts.rs/page/stories/sr/stor…tvo/1404604/Zakonske+peripetije+posle+promene+pola.html
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Serbia

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Serbia is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Not currently recognized in Serbia.
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LGBT discrimination in Serbia

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LGBT discrimination in Serbia is illegal.

Current status
Since Mar 26, 2009
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Serbia

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

Current status
Since Mar 26, 2009
Sexual orientation and gender identity
On 26 March 2009, Parliament approved a unified anti-discrimination law, known as the Anti-Discrimination Act of 2009, which prohibits, among other categories, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and transgender status in all areas.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Serbia

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

Current status
Since Mar 26, 2009
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Serbia

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Same-sex adoption in Serbia is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Serbia has yet to allow same sex couples the right to adopt, though ilga’s rainbow Europe does suggest it could happen soon due to positive legislative movement
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Serving openly in military in Serbia

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Serving openly in military in Serbia is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
only 26 countries allow transgender Millitary service,Serbia is unfortunately not of them
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Blood donations by MSMs in Serbia

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Blood donations by MSMs in Serbia is banned (6-month deferral).

Current status
Banned (6-month deferral)
Individuals who have engaged in Anal Sex (regardless of gender) has a 6 months deferral.
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Conversion therapy in Serbia

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Conversion therapy in Serbia is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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Equal age of consent in Serbia

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Equal age of consent in Serbia is equal.

Current status
Since 2006
Equal
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