Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Norway

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
88 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
85 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 1981
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2001
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Equal
Since 1972
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
90% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
76% Justifiable
10% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
96% Did not mention homosexuals
3% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
70% Agree
16% Disagree
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
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
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
66% Justifiable
11% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
94% Did not mention homosexuals
6% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
40% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
86% Did not mention homosexuals
14% Mentioned homosexuals
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