Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & India

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
66 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
54 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Gender identity only
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2018
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
63% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Favor
43% Oppose
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
58% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
66% Agree
21% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
37% Yes
37% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
35% Yes
35% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
70% Support
26% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
33% Yes
44% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
2% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
70% Not a good place
26% Good place
43% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
71% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
2% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
39% Did not mention homosexuals
61% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
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