Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Switzerland

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
69 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
64 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2021
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2024
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 1992
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