Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Pakistan

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% support
87% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1860
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1860
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1860
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 1958
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1973
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1973
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 1973
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
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