Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Sri Lanka

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
28 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
37 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Illegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
24% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
23% Favor
69% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Agree
76% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
70% Not a good place
6% Good place
30% Not a good place
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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