Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & South Africa

Equality Index ?
65 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
84 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
58 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2004
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
Illegal
Since 1996
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2010
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1996
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2014
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 2007
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