Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & New Zealand

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
79 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
94 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
64 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 1986
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2012
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
Illegal
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2013
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2020
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Legal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1986
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