Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Nepal

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
4% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
52% Good place
28% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1979
Ambiguous
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 2013
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1979
Equal
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