Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Namibia

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
42 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
34 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1920
Same-sex marriageBannedForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Married couples only
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Ambiguous
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
28% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
55% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
54% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
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