Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Japan

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
63 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
70 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
56 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1881
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedVaries by Region
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Ambiguous
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Since 1947
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2011
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1947
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