Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Malaysia

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
State-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Since 1983
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Restricted
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1826
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 1826
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownN/A
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