Compare LGBT Rights in Ghana & Liberia

Equality Index ?
19 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
16% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
96% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
5% Good place
74% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1960
Not legal
Since 1976
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2018
Ambiguous
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Same-sex adoptionStep-child adoption onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2009
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