Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Iran

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
4 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
3 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2010
Banned
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2010
N/A
Since 1979
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
9% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
28% Support
64% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
49% Disagree
43% Agree
Region not surveyed
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
70% Agree
29% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
26% Acceptable
73% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
6% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
70% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
6% Support
60% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
0% Disagree
48% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
10% Acceptable
90% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
71% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
8% Did not mention homosexuals
92% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
99% Did not mention homosexuals
1% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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