Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Libya

Equality Index ?
16 / 100
8 / 100
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
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1953
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1966
Not legal
Since 1953
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionUnknownSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 1953
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Unequal
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