Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Malta

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1973
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Recognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2014
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1998
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