Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Latvia

Equality Index ?
26 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
63 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
35 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedCivil unions (limited rights)
Since 2024
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2012
Gender-affirming careAmbiguousLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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