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LGBT Rights in At Tafilah Province

The laws displayed for At Tafilah are the same as Jordan.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✖ Imprisonment as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

History

Homosexual activity in At Tafilah

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Homosexual activity in At Tafilah is legal.

Current status
Since 1951
Legal
Homosexual activity has been legal in Jordan since 1951, however, the Penal Code includes vague provisions around "morality" and "indecent acts" that could be used to target LGBTQ+ people.

In 2014, for example, Jordan authorities arrested 10 gay men and women who were holding a reception at a party hall. A security official said it was to "prevent a disturbance of the peace" but did not elaborate.

Public opinion data shows that homosexuality is widely seen as unacceptable.
Sources:
hrw.org/news/2017/08/30/gay…
ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.…
hrw.org/sites/default/files…
english.alarabiya.net/News/…
Sexuality and Eroticism Among Males in Moslem Societies, Binghamton: Harrington Park Press, 1992
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Same-sex marriage in At Tafilah

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Same-sex marriage in At Tafilah is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
LGBT people have to come out of the closet and achieve equality for this to be legalized.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in At Tafilah

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in At Tafilah is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Imprisonment as punishment
In Jordan, the government's Media Commission has used court orders to prohibit distribution of books that "violate public norms and values", which includes those that promote homosexuality.
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Right to change legal gender in At Tafilah

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Right to change legal gender in At Tafilah is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
In Jordan, Medical Responsibility Law is legal about who can undergo sex reassignment surgery.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in At Tafilah

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in At Tafilah is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in At Tafilah

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LGBT discrimination in At Tafilah is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1952
No protections
No protection exist within the constitution for sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT employment discrimination in At Tafilah

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LGBT employment discrimination in At Tafilah is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1952
No protections
No protections in the Constitution for LGBT People.
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LGBT housing discrimination in At Tafilah

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LGBT housing discrimination in At Tafilah is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1952
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in At Tafilah

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Same-sex adoption in At Tafilah is single only.

Current status
Single only
Same sex couples are not allowed to adopt.
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Serving openly in military in At Tafilah

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Serving openly in military in At Tafilah is don't ask, don't tell.

Current status
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
LGBTQ+ personel are not asked about their sexuallity to serve Jordan's milittary
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Blood donations by MSMs in At Tafilah

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Blood donations by MSMs in At Tafilah is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions according to the American Red Cross. As well as blood mirror
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Conversion therapy in At Tafilah

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Conversion therapy in At Tafilah is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversation therapy is not banned.
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Equal age of consent in At Tafilah

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Equal age of consent in At Tafilah is equal.

Current status
Equal
Jordan has reduced the age of consensual relationships to 16, which is the same for heterosexuals.
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Jan 1, 1951–Sep 8, 2018
Equal
Set age of consent and homosexaulity is legal.
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