Compare LGBT Rights in Gambia & Saint Helena

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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