Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Bangladesh

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
23 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
31 / 100
Law
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
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
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
73% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
70% Not a good place
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
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