Compare LGBT Rights in Kazakhstan & Maldives

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
68 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
12 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
8% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
3% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
15% Did not mention homosexuals
85% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
16% Agree
56% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
7% Favor
89% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
7% Yes
85% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
9% Good place
49% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2022
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1995
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1991
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2022
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 1991
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
N/A
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