• Homosexuality
    Ambiguous
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    N/A
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Bahrain

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Current status
(since Mar 20, 1976)
Ambiguous
Bahrain may consider homosexuality as "immoral", although homosexual activity is not explicitly illegal.

However there has been documented cases of arrests being made towards homosexual people on virtue of them being homosexuals
Mar 20, 1976–Mar 16, 2018
Ambiguous
Not technically illegal. but certain sections of the criminal code have been used to prosecute LGBT people.
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Same-sex marriage in Bahrain

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Current status
Not legal
There is no legal recognition of same-sex relationships in Bahrain.
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Right to change legal gender in Bahrain

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Surgery is preformed but not required and changing of documents.
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Same-sex adoption in Bahrain

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Current status
N/A
According to The Ministry of Islamic and Justice Affairs, adoption is not possible in Bahrain.
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LGBT discrimination in Bahrain

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Current status
(since Mar 20, 1976)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Bahrain

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Current status
(since Mar 20, 1976)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Bahrain

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Current status
(since Mar 20, 1976)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Bahrain

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Bahrain

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Jan 1, 1976–Jan 22, 2018
Equal
age of consent is set at 21.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1976)
Unequal
Age of consent for same sex acts is 21
Sources:
Refugee legal aid information website - refugeelegalaidinformation.…
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Blood donations by MSMs in Bahrain

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Current status
Legal
No
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Conversion therapy in Bahrain

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Current status
Not banned
No
Sources:
No
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