Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Laos

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
47 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
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 discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Ambiguous
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Ambiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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
47% Good Place
0%
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