Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Egypt

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16 / 100
12 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
95% No
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1966
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionUnknownIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
N/A
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