Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Iran

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
3 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Banned
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
Other punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
N/A
Since 1979
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