Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Bulgaria

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
24 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Since 1968
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Since 1990
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2002
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