Compare LGBT Rights in Armenia & Iran

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
5 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
3 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2004
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
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2006
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
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 1979
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