Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Niger

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
13 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2006
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
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 onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Since 1960
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Unequal
Since 2016
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
15% Good Place
0%
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
9% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Good place
95% Not a good place
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