Compare LGBT Rights in Armenia & Kazakhstan

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
28 / 100
Legal Index ?
49 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
12 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2004
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2011
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1995
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2022
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 1991
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1997
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
3% Good Place
0%
8% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Agree
80% Disagree
16% Agree
56% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
12% Yes
66% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
3% Favor
96% Oppose
7% Favor
89% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
1% Yes
97% No
7% Yes
85% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
7% Did not mention homosexuals
93% Mentioned homosexuals
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
81% Not a good place
9% Good place
49% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
4% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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