Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Cape Verde

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
77 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Sexual orientation only
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 2004
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
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