Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Syria

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47 / 100
35 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
36% Good place
51% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1964
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1964
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Unequal
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