Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & British Indian Ocean Territory

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
97 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
97 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Serving openly in militaryUnknownN/A
Since 1966
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
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