Compare LGBT Rights in Egypt & Tunisia

Equality Index ?
12 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
8 / 100
13 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
17 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
40% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
"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)
28% Yes
41% No
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
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
95% No
Region not surveyed
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Did not mention homosexuals
100% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2000
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1913
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1957
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 1957
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Since 1957
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 1957
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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