Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Libya

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1953
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1953
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1951
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Since 1953
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownN/A
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