Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
38 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
39 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
42% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
32% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
25% Approve
76% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
42% Approve
59% Disapprove
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
54% Good place
34% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Equal
Since 2007
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