Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Have you been harassed or arrested in JORDAN because of your same-sex relationship?
Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans
Yes, but it is not against the law
Maryam Jum'a, a 26-year-old Jordanian filmmaker, says she has no end of subject matter.
Currently, she is working on a film about a 32-year-old woman diagnosed with gender dysphoria, also known as gender identity disorder, when there's a conflict between a person's physical gender and the gender he or she identifies as. The woman at the center of the film, Manal, has mustered the courage to speak out publicly in hopes that her story will prevent or alleviate others' suffering. >>>
The international conference of National Human Rights Institutes in Amman, Jordan, focusing on protecting and promoting the rights of women and girls, was an extraordinary opportunity for human rights commissions around the world to publicly declare and commit to advancing the rights of, not some, but all women and girls. Sadly it was a missed opportunity. >>>