• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

Public Opinion

"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Jordan ranks #38 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013)
(97%) No
Yes (3%)

History

Homosexual activity in Jordan

?
Current status
Legal
Sources:
Sexuality and Eroticism Among Males in Moslem Societies, Binghamton: Harrington Park Press, 1992
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Same-sex marriage in Jordan

?
Current status
Unrecognized
LGBT people have to come out of the closet and achieve equality for this to be legalized.
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Right to change legal gender in Jordan

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 2014)
Legal, surgery not required
Missing non binary options.
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Same-sex adoption in Jordan

?
Current status
(since Oct 1, 2017)
Single only
according to the us adoption. No other laws in place.
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LGBT discrimination in Jordan

?
Jan 1, 1952–Sep 9, 2018
No protections
People are harassed.
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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1952)
No protections
No protection exist within the constitution for sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT employment discrimination in Jordan

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 1952)
No protections
No protections in the Constitution for LGBT People.
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Jordan

?
Current status
(since Jan 1, 1952)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Jordan

?
Current status
Legal
No discrimination protections in place. As well lgbt people are considered diseased.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Jordan

?
Jan 1, 1951–Sep 8, 2018
Equal
Set age of consent and homosexaulity is legal.
Sources:
No
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Current status
Unequal
Homosexual acts and sex outside of marriage legal from 18 years of age. Married couples can engage in sexual acts from age 15.
Sources:
Sexuality and Eroticism Among Males in Moslem Societies, Binghamton: Harrington Park Press, 1992
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Blood donations by MSMs in Jordan

?
Current status
Legal
No restrictions according to the American Red Cross. As well as blood mirror
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Conversion therapy in Jordan

?
Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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