Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Finland

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
80 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
69 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1971
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 1999
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
83% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
59% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
88% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
53% Agree
24% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
53% Rare
42% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
38% Rare
45% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
79% Agree
17% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
68% Yes
22% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
65% Good place
21% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
42% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
26% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
15% Justifiable
60% Not justifiable
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