Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Venezuela

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
53 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
46 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2023
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 1998
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
23% Justifiable
49% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
49% Approve
51% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
32% Yes
43% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
51% No
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
28% Favor
61% Oppose
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
14% Morally acceptable
70% Morally wrong
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
51% Yes
42% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
47% Good place
43% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
43% Did not mention homosexuals
57% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
33% Did not mention homosexuals
68% Mentioned homosexuals
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