Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Lesotho

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
38 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
29 / 100
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
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
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Since 2012
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1966
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Since 2012
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