Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
25 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
4% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 1969
Male illegal, female uncertain
Since 1987
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryUnknownUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Unknown
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1969
N/A
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