Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Kosovo

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1989
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1979
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 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 2004
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