Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria

Equality Index ?
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Same-sex adoptionUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
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