Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Sri Lanka

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
43 / 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
6% Good place
30% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1979
Not legal
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 2013
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2010
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Unknown
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1979
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