Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Laos

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
47 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Restricted
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Ambiguous
Since 1990
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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