Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Malta

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1973
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2014
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 1998
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