Compare LGBT Rights in Antigua and Barbuda & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
16 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyBanned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
Since 1983
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
17% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
12% Approve
88% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
22% Approve
79% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
91% Not a good place
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