Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & North Macedonia

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
64 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1996
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Unrecognized
Since 1996
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 2006
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2009
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1996
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