Compare LGBT Rights in Kazakhstan & Sri Lanka

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
5% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
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?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
7% Yes
85% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
9% Good place
49% Not a good place
6% Good place
30% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2011
Not legal
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2010
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Unknown
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionUnknownIllegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2022
Unknown
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
Equal
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