Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2024
Gender-affirming careBanned
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsUnknown
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 2024
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