Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Venezuela

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
46 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Banned
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2023
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1998
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