Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Romania

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
37 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2000
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
18% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
50% Support marriage or legal recognition
33% Against
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
31% Disagree
65% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
37% Agree
58% Disagree
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
44% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Not much/not at all
59% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
40% Strongly/somewhat agree
46% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
33% Strongly/somewhat agree
55% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
10% Agree
61% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
41% Rare
45% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Rare
34% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
29% Agree
63% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
20% Yes
66% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
26% Favor
74% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
12% Yes
85% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
73% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
46% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
70% Not a good place
19% Good place
52% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
44% Did not mention homosexuals
56% Mentioned homosexuals
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