Information on the conditions for LGBT people in Jordan is very scarce.


LGBT Jordanians may face discriminatory laws and social biases. Homosexual conduct between consenting adults in private is not, per se, illegal in Jordan. However, traditional Islamic morality views homosexuality and cross-dressing as sinful behavior; thus, many LGBT Jordanians remain discreet about their sexuality and there is no organized LGBT-rights movement in Jordan.



Male to male relationships: Legal

Punishments for male to male relationships: No law

Female to female relationships: Legal

Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals

More on the Jordanian law at


Legal incidents



LGBT organizations/networks

None found as of July 2012




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