Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Kuwait

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27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
N/A
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Equal
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