Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Turkey

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
37 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
43% Support
25% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
39% Agree
44% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
21% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
17% Agree
54% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
25% Yes
57% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Yes
78% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
11% Good place
68% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Since 1923
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1858
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyNot bannedN/A
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
Equal
Since 1858
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