Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Bulgaria

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
41 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Since 1968
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 1990
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2002
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