Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Lesotho

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
50 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
30 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Ambiguous
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
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1966
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 2012
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
33% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
16% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
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