Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Lithuania

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
27 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Banned
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedFine as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2004
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
35% Good Place
0%
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
31% Disagree
48% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
22% Agree
60% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
64% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
36% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
8% Agree
67% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
45% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
36% Rare
50% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
37% Rare
36% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
35% Agree
59% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
39% Yes
47% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
12% Favor
85% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
22% Yes
69% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
20% Good place
48% Not a good place
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
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
77% Not justifiable
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