Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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