Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Belgium

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
91 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
63 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Legal
Since 2006
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1985
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
78% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
81% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
19% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
19% Not much/not at all
60% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
49% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
84% Support
7% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
72% Agree
21% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
42% Rare
57% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
46% Rare
49% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
82% Agree
17% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
70% Yes
29% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
78% Support
11% Oppose
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
74% Good place
12% Not a good place
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
Region not surveyed
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