Compare LGBT Rights in Gambia & Mali

Equality Index ?
9 / 100
34 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
90% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Since 2011
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 protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1961
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