Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Kyrgyzstan

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
67 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 100
11 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
4% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
87% 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
13% Agree
70% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Good place
55% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1979
Not legal
Since 1996
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 2013
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Ambiguous
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2005
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1991
Blood donations by MSMsN/ALegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1998
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