Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Liberia

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
20 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
12 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1976
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownN/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
13% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
16% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
74% Not a good place
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