Compare LGBT Rights in Eritrea & Somalia

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Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1957
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1957
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousN/A
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2010
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1957
Unknown
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1957
Unequal
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