Compare LGBT Rights in Angola & Laos

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
51 / 100
47 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2019
Unrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Good Place
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
17% Good place
66% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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