Compare LGBT Rights in Gambia & Ghana

Equality Index ?
9 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
15 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
4% Good Place
0%
7% Good Place
0%
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
12% Yes
76% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Male illegal, female legal
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 genderN/AUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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