Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Iraq

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
12 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
5 / 100
22 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
2% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% 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
Region not surveyed
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
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Ambiguous
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
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
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 1969
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