Compare LGBT Rights in Armenia & Turkey

Equality Index ?
33 / 100
39 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
43% Support
25% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
39% Agree
44% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
21% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Agree
80% Disagree
17% Agree
54% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
25% Yes
57% No
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?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
1% Yes
97% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Yes
78% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
81% Not a good place
11% Good place
68% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, surgery not required
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1995
Illegal
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 2004
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyAmbiguousN/A
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1858
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