Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Recognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1978
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