Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Lebanon

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
18% support
80% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 1976
Ambiguous
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageNot legalForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Since 2001
Same-sex adoptionN/ASingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1976
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2013
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