Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Hong Kong

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
54 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageBannedCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2006
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
11% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
60% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Favor
40% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
18% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
51% Agree
18% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
34% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
11% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
50% Did not mention homosexuals
50% Mentioned homosexuals
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