Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Switzerland

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
69 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
60 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2021
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2023
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1992
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
76% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Support marriage or legal recognition
18% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
37% Not much/not at all
45% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
69% Strongly/somewhat agree
24% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
49% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
48% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
61% Justifiable
13% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
93% Did not mention homosexuals
6% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
49% Agree
25% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
48% Yes
30% No
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, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
58% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% 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
81% Did not mention homosexuals
19% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
45% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
20% Justifiable
44% Not justifiable
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