Compare LGBT Rights in Kazakhstan

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
68 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
12 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
8% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
3% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
16% Agree
56% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
7% Favor
89% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
7% Yes
85% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
9% Good place
49% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1995
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1991
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2022
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 1991
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
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