Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Tunisia

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
12 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
17 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1913
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1957
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1957
Serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Since 1957
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 1957
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
40% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
9% Yes
72% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
7% Yes
93% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
17% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
19% Tolerate
63% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
18% Yes
62% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
31% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Good place
62% Not a good place
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