Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Sweden

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
76 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
71 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Legal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1978
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