Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Turkey

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
34 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1998
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2009
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation only
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2020
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Since 1858
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