Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Norway

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
88 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 1981
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2009
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2001
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1972
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