Compare LGBT Rights in Ghana

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
8 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
12% Yes
76% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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