Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Iceland

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
90 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
90 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Recognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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