Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Bangladesh

Equality Index ?
26 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
23 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
31 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1860
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careAmbiguousRestricted
Since 1969
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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