Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Western Sahara

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Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1975
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
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
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 TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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