Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Maldives

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
31 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
4% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1979
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 2013
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsN/ALegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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