Compare LGBT Rights in Jordan & Saudi Arabia

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
1% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
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
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
97% No
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1951
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1932
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 1932
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownN/A
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1932
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1932
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1932
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1932
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 1932
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