Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Lebanon

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
19 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Ambiguous
Since 1943
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2019
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
Since 2013
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
52% Did not mention homosexuals
48% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
85% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
6% Yes
94% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
42% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
18% Yes
80% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
12% Good place
81% Not a good place
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