Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Angola

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
69 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
51 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Unrecognized
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Equal
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
10% Yes
71% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
39% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
4% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
17% Good place
66% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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