Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Iran

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
4 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
3 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Banned
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 in some contextsNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot 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
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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