Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Malaysia

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
24 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1998
Banned
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 1983
Gender-affirming careBannedRestricted
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1826
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Single only
Since 1826
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2020
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
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