Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Samoa

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryUnknownN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2007
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
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