Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Kazakhstan

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
57 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 100
13 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
4% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
16% Agree
56% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
7% Favor
89% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
7% Yes
85% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Good place
49% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1979
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 2013
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2022
Blood donations by MSMsN/ALegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1997
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