Compare LGBT Rights in Jordan, Iran, & Egypt

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
4 / 100
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
41 / 100
5 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
3 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1951
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Ambiguous
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1979
Banned
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentOther punishment
Since 2013
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2008
UnknownRestricted
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1979
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)Unknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 1979
Unknown
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