Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Brunei

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1951
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
State-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Restricted
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1951
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownN/A
Since 1951
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