Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1999
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Illegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Since 1983
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