Compare LGBT Rights in Ghana

Equality Index ?
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
96% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionStep-child adoption only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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