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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Adoption
    Unknown
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (6-month deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #50 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?"

(51.7%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (44.6%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #50 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."

(67.1%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (12%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #66 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

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

(72.1%) Disagree
Agree (6.5%)

Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe

Ranked #11 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?"

(83%) Oppose
Favor (12%)

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

Ranked #10 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"

(75%) No
Yes (21%)

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 unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
since 2006. constitution defines marriage as an union between one man and one 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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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 only.

Current status
Since Mar 26, 2009
Sexual orientation only
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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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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Serbia

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Serbia is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Same-sex adoption in Serbia

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Same-sex adoption in Serbia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

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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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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