Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
43 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
37 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Unrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2007
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
37% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
42% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
13% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
32% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
25% Approve
76% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
42% Approve
59% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
43% No
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
16% Favor
77% Oppose
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
7% Morally acceptable
84% Morally wrong
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
54% Good place
34% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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