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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #69 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(75.7%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (23.2%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #64 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(82%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (7.2%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #64 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(69.8%) Disagree
Agree (9.6%)

History

Homosexual activity in Albania

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Homosexual activity in Albania is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 27, 1995
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Albania

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Same-sex marriage in Albania is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Feb 4, 2010
Unrecognized
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Feb 4, 2010–Sep 9, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Civil Unions Pending. Gay marriage pending. Backed by the prime minister. Required legalization of gay marriage under 2018 EU ruling. Under a ruling from the EU High Court. Civil Unions in some areas.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Albania

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Albania is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Albania, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Albania

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Right to change legal gender in Albania is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Aug 2, 2013
Ambiguous
Transgender people are respected but sex change is not preformed. Legalization pending.
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LGBT discrimination in Albania

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LGBT discrimination in Albania is illegal.

Current status
Since Feb 5, 2010
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Albania

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LGBT employment discrimination in Albania is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since Aug 30, 2010
Sexual orientation only
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LGBT housing discrimination in Albania

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LGBT housing discrimination in Albania is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Albania gay rights groups open first LGBTI shelter in Balkan region
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Same-sex adoption in Albania

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Same-sex adoption in Albania is single only.

Current status
Since Oct 2, 2017
Single only
No restrictions. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Albania

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Albania is legal.

Current status
Since May 7, 2013
Legal
Hate crime law allows LGBTQ+ individuals to serve openly without discrimination in the military
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Blood donations by MSMs in Albania

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Blood donations by MSMs in Albania is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2008
Legal
No restrictions I can find.
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Conversion therapy in Albania

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Conversion therapy in Albania is banned.

Current status
Since May 2020
Banned
Banned for minors.
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Equal age of consent in Albania

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Equal age of consent in Albania is equal.

Current status
Since Apr 2, 2010
Equal
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