Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Kazakhstan

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1900
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1928
Not legal
Since 2011
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1979
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1979
Equal
Since 1997
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2017
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