Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
16 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
Since 1983
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
17% Good Place
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
91% Not a good place
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