Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Iran

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
34 / 100
9 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
11 / 100
4 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
4% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1860
Not legal
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousN/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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