Compare LGBT Rights in Armenia & Iran

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
4 / 100
Legal Index ?
49 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
3 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2004
Banned
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1995
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2004
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 1979
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
3% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Agree
80% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
3% Favor
96% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
1% Yes
97% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
7% Did not mention homosexuals
93% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
81% 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)
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
4% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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