Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Bangladesh

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
23 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
31 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Since 1860
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Since 1969
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
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