• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Bangladesh

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Oct 6, 1860–Sep 17, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
8-10 years in prison under unnatural acts. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
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Current status
(since Oct 6, 1860)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Section 377 of the penal code states that "unnatural intersources" with any men women or animal is punishable for 10 years.
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Same-sex marriage in Bangladesh

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Current status
(since Oct 6, 1860)
Not legal
Homosexuality is illegal in Bangladesh, so same-sex relationships are illegal as well.
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Oct 6, 1860–Sep 9, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Bangladesh

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Also they have a third option for documents.
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Bangladesh

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Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples. As well homosexuality is currently illegal.
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LGBT discrimination in Bangladesh

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Current status
Illegal
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Bangladesh

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Bangladesh

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Bangladesh

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Current status
Legal
Because discrimination protections in place.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Bangladesh

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Current status
Equal
Set age of 14 years old.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Bangladesh

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Bangladesh

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Current status
Not banned
Under a poll by ILGA a huge percentage of bangladeshians would try conversion therapy on someone who is lgbt. Homosexuality is still currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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