Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Zambia

Equality Index ?
96 / 100
18 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1931
Same-sex marriageLegalNot legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Ambiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionLegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Since 1966
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 2005
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