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LGBT Rights in Lənkəran municipality

The laws displayed for Lənkəran are the same as Azerbaijan.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Lənkəran

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Homosexual activity in Lənkəran 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 Lənkəran

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Same-sex marriage in Lənkəran is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
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 Lənkəran

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Lənkəran 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 Lənkəran

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Right to change legal gender in Lənkəran is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Transgender people can change their name but not their legal gender.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Lənkəran

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Lənkəran is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
A Third gender is not legally recognized in Azerbaijan.
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LGBT discrimination in Lənkəran

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LGBT discrimination in Lənkəran 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 Lənkəran

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LGBT employment discrimination in Lənkəran 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 Lənkəran

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LGBT housing discrimination in Lənkəran is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 28, 1999
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Lənkəran

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Same-sex adoption in Lənkəran 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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Serving openly in military in Lənkəran

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Serving openly in military in Lənkəran is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown laws.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Lənkəran

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Blood donations by MSMs in Lənkəran is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Lənkəran

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Conversion therapy in Lənkəran is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Nowhere in the country
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Equal age of consent in Lənkəran

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Equal age of consent in Lənkəran 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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