Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Uganda

Equality Index ?
97 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
97 / 100
2 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
26 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
35% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Not legal
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsAmbiguous
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1904
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1904
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Since 1966
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 2021
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