Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Iraq

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
22 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Ambiguous
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 2003
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
22% Yes
50% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
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