Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & South Africa

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
84 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
58 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2004
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 1996
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2010
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Legal
Since 1996
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2014
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Equal
Since 2007
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