Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
Legal Index ?
25 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1860
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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