Entry #783: Same-sex marriage in Iran

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RegionIran
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusNot legal
Start DateFeb 11, 1979
End Datenow
DescriptionDefinition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of a union between a man and women. The marriage is prohibited and same-sex sexual activity is punished as stated in the Penal code.
Sourceshttps://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/iran/


Revision History (6)

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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NoteDefinition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of a union between man and women. The marriage is prohibited and same-sex sexual activity is punished as stated in the Penal code.Definition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of a union between a man and women. The marriage is prohibited and same-sex sexual activity is punished as stated in the Penal code.

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

Old Value New Value
NoteDefinition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of a union between men and woman. The marriage is prohibited and same sex activity is punished as stated in the Penal code.Definition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of a union between man and women. The marriage is prohibited and same-sex sexual activity is punished as stated in the Penal code.

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

Old Value New Value
NoteDefinition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of the union between one man and woman. The marriage is prohibited and same sex activity is punished as stated in the Penal code.Definition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of a union between men and woman. The marriage is prohibited and same sex activity is punished as stated in the Penal code.

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

Old Value New Value
NoteDefinition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of the union between one man and woman. The marriage is prohibited and same sex activity is punished as stated in the Penal codeDefinition of marriage used follows from the Islamic definition of the union between one man and woman. The marriage is prohibited and same sex activity is punished as stated in the Penal code.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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Start Date1928-05-231979-02-11

Revision by beeurd

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Sourceshttp://www.alaviandassociates.com/documents/civilcode.pdfhttps://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/iran/
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