Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Nepal

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
70 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
79 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
3 / 100
61 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
86% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
3% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
52% Good place
28% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
3% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
8% Did not mention homosexuals
92% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
1% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
99% Did not mention homosexuals
1% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1979
Other type of partnership
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 2013
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2007
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1979
Equal
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