Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Israel

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
40% support
47% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1988
Same-sex marriageNot legalForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionN/ALegal
Since 2008
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation only
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1976
Equal
Since 1948
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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