Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq & Jordan

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
6 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2024
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careBanned
Since 2024
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1952
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1952
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1952
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 2007
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 2024
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