Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Kazakhstan

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
36 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
12 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
State-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2011
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
Since 1995
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 2024
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownParental approval required
Since 2022
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 2022
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 1997
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 1991
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 1997
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