Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Turkey

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
34 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1858
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