Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & United States

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
74 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
62 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipVaries by Region
Since 2021
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Varies by Region
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Varies by Region
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Varies by Region
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Legal
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedVaries by Region
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Since 2021
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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