Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Laos

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
11 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Good Place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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