Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Libya

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1953
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1953
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1951
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Since 1953
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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