Compare LGBT Rights in Belize & Iraq

Equality Index ?
62 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
4 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
22 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2016
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2024
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Banned
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
N/A
Since 2024
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