Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Laos

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
47 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Unrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careBannedRestricted
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Ambiguous
Since 1990
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Ambiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Equal
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