Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Lebanon

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
19 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Ambiguous
Since 1943
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2019
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
N/A
Since 2013
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
52% Did not mention homosexuals
48% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
85% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
6% Yes
94% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
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
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
42% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
18% Yes
80% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
12% Good place
81% 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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