Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Cook Islands

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
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71 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 2000
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
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