Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Iceland

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
92 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
97 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
87 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
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 1996
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2006
Serving openly in militaryUnknownN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
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
87% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
82% Justifiable
4% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
94% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
82% Agree
6% Disagree
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
82% Good place
4% Not a good place
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