Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 2001
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