Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Iran

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Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT issuesFine as punishmentOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 1979
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