Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
43 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1984
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2012
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