Compare LGBT Rights in Gambia & Liberia

Equality Index ?
9 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
16% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
74% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Not legal
Since 1976
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2009
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