Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Malta

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
72 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1973
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2014
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1998
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
84% Good Place
0%
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
52% Rare
38% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
46% Rare
42% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
73% Agree
20% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
83% Yes
10% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
72% Good place
12% Not a good place
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