Compare LGBT Rights in Iran & Sri Lanka

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1900
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1928
Not legal
Since 1885
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyMarried couples only
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Illegal
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1979
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1979
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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 bannedNot banned
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