Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Jordan

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47 / 100
23 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
7% Yes
93% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
97% No
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment 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
Since 1952
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1952
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1952
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Equal
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