Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Iran

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
5 / 100
Legal Index ?
64 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
34 / 100
3 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1998
Banned
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2009
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Gender-affirming careBannedRestricted
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 identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2020
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2008
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
Since 1979
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