Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Maldives

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1900
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1928
Not legal
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1979
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1979
Equal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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