Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Denmark

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
87 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
96 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
79 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2012
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2014
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
Since 1996
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 1987
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
84% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
83% Justifiable
6% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
97% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
66% Agree
13% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
53% Rare
41% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Rare
39% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
90% Agree
7% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
75% Yes
18% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
70% Good place
9% Not a good place
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