Compare LGBT Rights in Jordan

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
1% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
7% Yes
93% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
97% No
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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