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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✔ Recognized
    Discrimination
    Unknown
    Employment Discrimination
    Unknown
    Housing Discrimination
    Unknown
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Unknown
    Donating Blood
    Unknown
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #71 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(77.3%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (19.5%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #74 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(89.4%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (0.2%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #68 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(75.4%) Disagree
Agree (6.5%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #43 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(28%) Not a good place
Good place (19%)

History

Homosexual activity in Bangladesh

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Homosexual activity in Bangladesh is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Oct 6, 1860
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Section 377 of the penal code states that "unnatural intersources" with any men women or animal is punishable for 10 years.
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Oct 6, 1860–Sep 17, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
8-10 years in prison under unnatural acts. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
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Same-sex marriage in Bangladesh

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Same-sex marriage in Bangladesh is not legal.

Current status
Since Oct 6, 1860
Not legal
Homosexuality is illegal in Bangladesh, so same-sex relationships are illegal as well.
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Oct 6, 1860–Sep 9, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Bangladesh

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Bangladesh is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Bangladesh, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Bangladesh

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Right to change legal gender in Bangladesh is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Since Nov 11, 2013
Legal, surgery not required
Bangladeshi transgender people are allowed to change their legal gender.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Bangladesh

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Bangladesh is recognized.

Current status
Since Nov 11, 2013
Recognized
The Bangladeshi government has acknowledged a third gender (hijra), and is allowed to be legally registered as a gender.
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LGBT discrimination in Bangladesh

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LGBT discrimination in Bangladesh is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT employment discrimination in Bangladesh

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LGBT employment discrimination in Bangladesh is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT housing discrimination in Bangladesh

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LGBT housing discrimination in Bangladesh is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Same-sex adoption in Bangladesh

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Same-sex adoption in Bangladesh is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples. As well homosexuality is currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Bangladesh

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Bangladesh is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Blood donations by MSMs in Bangladesh

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Blood donations by MSMs in Bangladesh is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Conversion therapy in Bangladesh

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Conversion therapy in Bangladesh is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Under a poll by ILGA a huge percentage of bangladeshians would try conversion therapy on someone who is lgbt. Homosexuality is still currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Bangladesh

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Equal age of consent in Bangladesh is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set age of 14 years old.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log