Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq & Palestine

Equality Index ?
17 / 100
7 / 100
Legal Index ?
12 / 100
9 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
2% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
5% Yes
95% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
1% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
93% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
6% Good place
80% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 1969
Varies by Region
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentVaries by Region
Since 2019
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2018
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 2007
Ambiguous
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1969
Varies by Region
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