Retrieved December 5, The death penalty is legal for those above 18, and if a murder was committed, legal at the age of However, transsexuality is still a taboo topic within Iranian society, and no laws exist to protect post-operative transsexuals from discrimination. He died in prison under disputed circumstances. Science and technology Anti-Iranian sentiment Tehrangeles. A non-adult who engages in consensual sodomy is subject to a punishment of 74 lashes.
Same-sex sexual activities are punishable by imprisonment,  corporal punishmentor execution.
Despite threats and troops, Iran, U. The German foreign minister, Heiko Maas, is currently working to implement a financial mechanism termed the Special Purpose Vehicle to evade US sanctions against Iran and boost trade with the Islamic republic. Jeff Barak. The Independent.
LGBT rights in Iran.