Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Qatar

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (other penalty)
Since 1915
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Since 1915
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Illegal
Since 1915
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1915
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1915
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1915
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1915
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Since 1915
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 1915
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Equal
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