Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Costa Rica

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
68 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
50 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2020
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 recognizedAmbiguous
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Legal
Since 2020
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
62% Good Place
0%
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
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
57% Approve
44% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
33% Yes
40% No
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
61% Good place
33% 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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