Compare LGBT Rights in Armenia & North Macedonia

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
45 / 100
Legal Index ?
49 / 100
66 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1996
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2004
Unrecognized
Since 1996
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1995
Illegal
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2004
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2009
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1996
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
3% Good Place
0%
6% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
18% Support
74% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
45% Disagree
49% Agree
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Agree
41% Disagree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Acceptable
78% Unacceptable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
29% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Agree
80% Disagree
9% Agree
67% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
3% Favor
96% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
1% Yes
97% No
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
5% Support
69% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
0% Disagree
61% Agree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
9% Acceptable
89% Unacceptable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
7% Did not mention homosexuals
93% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
81% Not a good place
12% Good place
73% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
47% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
4% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
2% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
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