Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Papua New Guinea

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
28 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Unrecognized
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 protectionsNo protections
Since 2002
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2002
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2002
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AFemale equal, male N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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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