Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq & Bahrain

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
36 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
31 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
42 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Legal
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Banned
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2024
Illegal
Since 2014
Gender-affirming careBanned
Since 2024
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1976
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1976
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1976
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 2007
Unknown
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 2024
Unknown
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