Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Nepal

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
52% Good place
28% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1860
Ambiguous
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Recognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationUnknownIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationUnknownSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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