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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #75 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?"

(85.8%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (11.3%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #73 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."

(88.5%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (0.6%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #70 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

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

(76.1%) Disagree
Agree (2.1%)

History

Homosexual activity in Azerbaijan

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Homosexual activity in Azerbaijan is legal.

Current status
Since Sep 1, 2000
Legal
In 2000 a new criminal code was introduced, repealing article 121 against homosexuality.
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Same-sex marriage in Azerbaijan

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Same-sex marriage in Azerbaijan is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
Same-sex marriage is not legally recognized in Azerbaijan.
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Jan 1, 2015–Sep 9, 2018
Unregistered cohabitation
Required to be legalized under EU ruling. Under EU Law.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Azerbaijan

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Azerbaijan is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Azerbaijan is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Surgery is allowed but not required. Missing non binary options on documents.
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LGBT discrimination in Azerbaijan

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LGBT discrimination in Azerbaijan is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Only "protection" is the end of anti-sodomy laws (only in effort to join Council of Europe). Otherwise, LGBT people have no protections.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Azerbaijan

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LGBT employment discrimination in Azerbaijan is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Excerpt: "Gay and lesbians can be thus unfairly dismissed from their jobs, and homophobia is common."
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LGBT housing discrimination in Azerbaijan

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LGBT housing discrimination in Azerbaijan is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 28, 1999
No protections
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Azerbaijan

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Azerbaijan is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions on lgbt serving.
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Same-sex adoption in Azerbaijan

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Same-sex adoption in Azerbaijan is illegal.

Current status
Since Dec 28, 1999
Illegal
According to a study by the Council of Europe or the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights, same-sex couples cannot adopt since Article 120 of the Family Code (1999) states that joint adoption is only allowed for married couples. The report suggests that in principle, there aren't any legal restrictions around adopting as an individual — gay or straight — however, all individuals are usually denied the right to adopt.
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Equal age of consent in Azerbaijan

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Equal age of consent in Azerbaijan is equal.

Current status
Equal
The age of consent in Azerbaijan is 16 for both same-sex couples and opposite-sex couples.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Azerbaijan

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Blood donations by MSMs in Azerbaijan is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Azerbaijan

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Conversion therapy in Azerbaijan is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Nowhere in Eurasia.
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