Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Iran

Equality Index ?
3 / 100
4 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
3 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Banned
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
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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