Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Uganda

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1904
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1904
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Unknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
Since 2021
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
35% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
15% Yes
63% No
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
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Full DetailsFull Details

Full details about each issue can be found on each region's page. Data missing from the above chart? You can help! Sign up or log in to contribute information to Equaldex!

Share This Comparison