Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Russia

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
9 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
21 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Varies by Region
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Banned
Since 1995
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedOther punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AVaries by Region
Since 1997
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
6% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
29% Support
52% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
23% Agree
67% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
11% Agree
67% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
14% Yes
74% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
66% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
54% Support
29% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Favor
90% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
8% Yes
86% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
11% Yes
73% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
16% Yes
74% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
12% Good place
48% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
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
29% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
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