Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Iraq

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
4 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
22 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Since 2024
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2024
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