Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Russia

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
9 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
21 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Varies by Region
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Banned
Since 1995
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentOther punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Single only
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Varies by Region
Since 1997
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
29% Support
52% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
23% Agree
67% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
11% Agree
67% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
14% Yes
74% 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
13% Yes
66% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
54% Support
29% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Favor
90% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
8% Yes
86% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
39% No
11% Yes
73% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
4% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
4% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
16% Yes
74% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
12% Good place
48% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% 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
3% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
29% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
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