Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq & Jordan

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
4% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
97% No
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 1969
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentOther punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1952
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1952
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1952
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 2007
Unknown
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentAmbiguous
Since 1969
Equal
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