Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & India

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
66 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
54 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBannedUnregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Gender identity only
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Gender identity only
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 2018
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
63% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Favor
43% Oppose
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
58% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
66% Agree
21% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
37% Yes
37% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
35% Yes
35% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
70% Support
26% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
33% Yes
44% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
26% Good place
43% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
71% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
39% Did not mention homosexuals
61% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
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