Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Israel

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
64 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
84 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
44 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1963
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1948
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
44% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Favor
56% Oppose
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
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Yes
45% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
49% Yes
27% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
39% Yes
41% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
40% Yes
47% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
31% Justifiable
42% Not justifiable
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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