Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Iraq

Equality Index ?
44 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Ambiguous
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Ambiguous
Since 1969
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