Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & China

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
45 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageBannedCivil unions (limited rights)
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
State-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2018
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownAmbiguous
Serving openly in militaryUnknownAmbiguous
Since 1949
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 1949
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