Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Cyprus

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47 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
58% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
17% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
14% Agree
45% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
29% Rare
67% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
32% Rare
54% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
40% Agree
55% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
42% Yes
39% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageNot legalCivil unions
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Equal
Since 2002
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