Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Cyprus

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
40 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2002
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