Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Gambia

Equality Index ?
74 / 100
9 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
13 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
5 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
N/A
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