Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Nigeria

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
1% support
98% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Male illegal, female uncertain
Since 1916
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1981
Not legal
Since 2014
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1999
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1999
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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