Compare LGBT Rights in Iran

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1900
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1928
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1979
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1979
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
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