Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & South Korea

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
46 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
45 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Varies by Region
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
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