Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & France

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
61 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1791
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
Since 2016
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1989
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2013
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1982
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
73% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
82% Favor
14% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
81% Support marriage or legal recognition
10% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
73% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
17% Not much/not at all
63% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
44% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
40% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
47% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
91% Did not mention homosexuals
8% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
74% Support
7% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
62% Agree
29% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
63% Agree
15% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
86% Yes
11% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
21% Rare
73% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
26% Rare
57% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
85% Agree
11% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
72% Yes
19% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
41% Yes
30% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
68% Support
14% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
38% Yes
37% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
77% Yes
22% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
59% Good place
14% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
48% Justifiable
21% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
71% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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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