Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Uganda

Equality Index ?
96 / 100
15 / 100
Public Opinion
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?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
96% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2021
Same-sex marriageLegalNot legal
Since 1904
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1904
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Ambiguous
Since 1904
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1904
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Since 1966
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqualUnknown
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