Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Lebanon

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
38 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
19 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
52% Did not mention homosexuals
48% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
85% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
6% Yes
94% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
42% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
18% Yes
80% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
12% Good place
81% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Ambiguous
Since 2017
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2019
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
N/A
Since 2013
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