Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Mozambique

Equality Index ?
97 / 100
52 / 100
Legal Index ?
97 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
42 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Good Place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
56% Tolerate
36% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
48% Tolerate
43% Not tolerate
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2015
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Since 2004
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsLegal, no restrictions
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 2007
Same-sex adoptionLegalIllegal
Since 1886
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Since 1966
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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