Compare LGBT Rights in Bolivia & Iran

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
4 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
34 / 100
3 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1832
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Banned
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2002
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2019
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1999
N/A
Since 1979
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
35% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
40% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
62% Did not mention homosexuals
25% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
31% Agree
36% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
44% Approve
57% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
28% Yes
42% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
43% Yes
49% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
31% Good place
58% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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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