Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Christmas Island

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
98 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
98 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Legal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Unknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Legal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
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
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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