Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq & Israel

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
59 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
71 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
47 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Legal
Since 1963
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2024
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2014
Gender-affirming careBanned
Since 2024
Legal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 2007
Legal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 2024
Equal
Since 1948
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