Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & New Zealand

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
79 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
94 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
64 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1986
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2012
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Legal
Since 2013
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1986
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