Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Suriname

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
23 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1910
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownUnequal
Since 1869
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
26% Approve
0%
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