Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Latvia

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
51 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
12 / 100
37 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
9% Good Place
0%
35% Good Place
0%
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
51% Disagree
35% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
40% Agree
46% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
6% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
13% Justifiable
58% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
59% Did not mention homosexuals
38% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
70% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
43% Rare
30% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
43% Rare
20% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
25% Agree
68% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
42% Yes
42% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
16% Favor
77% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
19% Yes
70% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
71% Not a good place
20% Good place
45% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
8% Justifiable
64% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2010
Civil unions
Since 2024
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation only
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Legal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2020
Not banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2010
Equal
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