Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Pakistan

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
31 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Gender identity only
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 1973
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
44% Agree
31% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
30% Yes
51% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
32% Yes
53% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
0% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Yes
87% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
70% Not a good place
1% Good place
90% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
100% Did not mention homosexuals
0% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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