Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Italy

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
79 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1890
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2016
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2015
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Varies by Region
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Second parent adoption only
Since 2016
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedParental approval required
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1986
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2001
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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