Compare LGBT Rights in Kazakhstan

Equality Index ?
39 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
5% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
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?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
7% Yes
85% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
9% Good place
49% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2022
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
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