Compare LGBT Rights in Eritrea & Somalia

Equality Index ?
9 / 100
7 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough dataNot enough data
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1957
Illegal (other penalty)
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1957
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedN/A
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
Since 1960
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
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1957
N/A
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