Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
50 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
37 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2007
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