Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Ireland

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
76 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
65 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2007
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2015
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 1993
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