Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Vietnam

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
55 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
49 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Gender identity only
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2000
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 1999
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
67% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
65% Favor
30% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
24% Justifiable
23% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
67% Agree
19% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
45% Yes
25% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
21% Good place
41% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
71% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
61% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
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