Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Tanzania

Equality Index ?
96 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
21% Tolerate
78% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
85% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Good place
89% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageLegalUnrecognized
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1977
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1977
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1977
Same-sex adoptionLegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 1998
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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