Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Russia

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
21 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Varies by Region
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
Other punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Banned
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownVaries by Region
Since 1997
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