Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Sri Lanka

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
6% Good place
30% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1860
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1860
Not legal
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2013
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2010
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Unknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsUnknown
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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