Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Moldova

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
8 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Banned
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2012
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2002
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
8% Good Place
0%
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
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Favor
92% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Yes
92% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
7% Good place
78% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
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
2% Justifiable
76% Not justifiable
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