Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Rwanda

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
46 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
8 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
98% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
12% Did not mention homosexuals
88% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
6% Good place
90% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
37% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
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