Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Are you out in AZERBAIJAN about your HIV/AIDS status?
Yes, but not at work
Yes, only to my friends
Yes, but only to my family
Yes, but only to my friends and family
Although homosexuality was decriminalised in 2001, the LGBT community suffers police harassment and brutality. They have no legal protection against discrimination. Homophobic prejudice Homophobic prejudice, threats and violence are systemic problems. The Eurovision organisers must seek guarantees from the Azerbaijani government that it will respect human rights, that visitors to next year's competition will not be victimized and that domestic and foreign media covering the event will be able to report freely, without harassment. >>>