Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Turkmenistan

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Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1999
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedSexual orientation only
Since 2012
Equal age of consentEqualFemale equal, male N/A
Since 2014
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