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LGBT Rights in Iran

LGBT Rights in Iran: homosexuality, gay marriage, gay adoption, serving in the military, sexual orientation discrimination protection, changing legal gender, donating blood, age of consent, and more.

Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #71 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: “Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between.”(90.2%) Not justifiableJustifiable (3.5%)

History

HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVITY IN IRAN

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Homosexual activity in Iran is illegal (death penalty as punishment).Current status
Since Jan 1, 1900 Illegal (death penalty as punishment)The punishment for homosexuality is currently death for men. (Unless if there is sex between a mature person and a minor; in which can the mature person will be killed while minor will receive up to 74 lashes. Same case applies for 2 minors.) For women, the punishment is up to 100 lashes. Women with a certain number of repeat offenses can become subject to the death penalty as well.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No
Jan 1, 1900–Sep 3, 2018 Illegal (death penalty as punishment)74 lashes for immature men and death penalty for mature men. 50 lashes for women. as well as life in prison. forth conviction is death penalty.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN IRAN

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Same-sex marriage in Iran is not legal.Current status
Since May 23, 1928 Not legalDefinition 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 codeDetails  ·  Accurate? Yes No

CENSORSHIP OF LGBT ISSUES IN IRAN

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Iran is no censorship.Current status
No censorshipIn Iran, there are no laws restricting to discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

RIGHT TO CHANGE LEGAL GENDER IN IRAN?

Right to change legal gender in Iran is legal, but requires surgery.Current status
Since 1987 Legal, but requires surgeryBecame legal due to a fatwa from Khomeini in 1987. Trans individuals have the gender they identify with legally recognized and sex reassignment surgeries are publicly funded.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

LEGAL RECOGNITION OF NON-BINARY GENDER IN IRAN ?

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Iran is unknown.Current statusUnknown

LGBT DISCRIMINATION IN IRAN?

LGBT discrimination in Iran is no protections.Current status
Since Oct 24, 1979 No protectionsFormally, Iranian government believes every citizen to be heterosexual, stripping protection for LGBTQ+ community.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

LGBT EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION IN IRAN?

LGBT employment discrimination in Iran is no protections.Current status
Since Oct 24, 1979 No protectionsHomosexuality is illegal in Iran, so no protections for Employment exist if you are a a LGBT person Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

LGBT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION IN IRAN?

LGBT housing discrimination in Iran is no protections.Current status
Since Oct 24, 1979 No protectionsHomosexuality is illegal in Iran.
No protections exist.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No
Until Jan 1, 2021No protectionsPlease remove this entry as I updated the current oneDetails  ·  Accurate? Yes No

SAME-SEX ADOPTION IN IRAN?

Same-sex adoption in Iran is illegal.Current status
IllegalNo laws in place for same sex couples.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

HOMOSEXUALS SERVING OPENLY IN MILITARY IN IRAN?

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Iran is illegal.Current status
IllegalHomosexuality is illegal in Iran, therefore homosexuals serving openly would also be illegal.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

BLOOD DONATIONS BY MSMS IN IRAN ?

Blood donations by MSMs in Iran is banned (indefinite deferral).Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral) No Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

CONVERSION THERAPY IN IRAN?

Conversion therapy in Iran is not banned.Current status
Not banned Widely preformed.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

LGBT Rights in Iran
LGBT Rights in Iran

EQUAL AGE OF CONSENT IN IRAN?

Equal age of consent in Iran is unequal.Current status
Since 1979 UnequalHomosexual sex is illegal. Also, sexual activity outside of marriage is illegal.Details  ·  Accurate? Yes No

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