Compare LGBT Rights in Egypt & Western Sahara

Equality Index ?
12 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
8 / 100
22 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
41% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
95% No
Region not surveyed
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 1975
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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