Compare LGBT Rights in Jordan & Kuwait

Equality Index ?
24 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
43 / 100
13 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
5 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
1% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
7% Yes
93% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
38% Did not mention homosexuals
62% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
97% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
5% Did not mention homosexuals
95% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
98% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Did not mention homosexuals
98% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1951
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryN/A
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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