Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Liberia

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
20 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
77 / 100
12 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1976
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2011
Legal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
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