Compare LGBT Rights in Antigua and Barbuda & Iran

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
4 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
3 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyBanned
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 2022
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
Since 1979
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
12% Approve
88% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
22% Approve
79% Disapprove
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)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
99% Did not mention homosexuals
1% Mentioned homosexuals
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