Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Syria

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
37 / 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
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1964
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Varies by Region
Since 1964
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Varies by Region
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Equal
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