Compare LGBT Rights in Jordan & Turkey

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
41 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
34 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1951
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2008
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
Sexual orientation only
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1858
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