Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Hong Kong

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
54 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageBannedCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalUnknown
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryUnknownN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 2006
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