Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Philippines

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
57 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
58 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Unrecognized
Since 1988
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 2007
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2021
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
65% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
19% Justifiable
40% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
82% Did not mention homosexuals
18% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
37% Agree
44% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
73% Yes
24% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
25% Yes
52% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
49% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
21% Justifiable
44% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
73% Yes
26% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
58% Good place
38% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
11% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
68% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
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