Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Somalia

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Public Opinion Index ?Not enough dataNot enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1975
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipN/A
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careUnknownBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
Since 1960
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
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