Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Pakistan

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
31 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1998
Banned
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2016
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, but restricted for minors
Since 1993
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Gender identity only
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Gender identity only
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Illegal
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
Since 1973
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