Compare LGBT Rights in Gambia & Ghana

Equality Index ?
9 / 100
19 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Not legal
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyStep-child adoption only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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