Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Western Sahara

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1975
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
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