Compare LGBT Rights in Gambia

Equality Index ?
9 / 100
Legal Index ?
14 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
4% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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