Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Kenya

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
18 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
18 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
17 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Banned
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Ambiguous
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Intersex only
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2022
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1930
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1930
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 1941
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
27% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
9% Favor
90% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
14% Yes
83% No
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
21% Yes
62% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
14% Tolerate
84% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
39% No
27% Yes
64% No
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
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
8% Yes
90% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
11% Good place
83% 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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