Compare LGBT Rights in Kazakhstan & Turkmenistan

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
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2011
Not legal
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionUnknownSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Ambiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
Unequal
Since 2014
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