Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Iraq

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Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 1976
Ambiguous
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionN/ASingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2017
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1976
N/A
Since 1969
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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