Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & South Africa

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
58 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
Illegal
Since 1996
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2010
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Legal
Since 1996
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Legal
Since 2014
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2010
Equal
Since 2007
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
9% Good Place
0%
65% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
38% Favor
59% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
67% Support marriage or legal recognition
19% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
15% Not much/not at all
70% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
82% Strongly/somewhat agree
13% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
31% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
28% Support
64% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
49% Disagree
43% Agree
Region not surveyed
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
70% Agree
29% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
26% Acceptable
73% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
6% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
71% Support
15% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
69% Agree
23% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
70% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
54% Yes
38% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
40% Yes
34% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
67% Tolerate
32% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
70% Tolerate
28% Not tolerate
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
64% Support
28% Oppose
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
6% Support
60% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
0% Disagree
48% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
10% Acceptable
90% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
31% Yes
50% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
17% Justifiable
45% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
62% Did not mention homosexuals
38% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
32% Yes
61% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
71% Not a good place
49% Good place
51% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
53% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
9% Justifiable
60% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
54% Did not mention homosexuals
46% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
67% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
50% Did not mention homosexuals
50% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
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