Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq

Equality Index ?
15 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
4% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentAmbiguous
Since 1969
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