Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Egypt

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
11 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
16 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Ambiguous
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Banned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
16% Yes
58% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
41% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
95% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
0% Did not mention homosexuals
100% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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