Compare LGBT Rights in Ghana & Saint Helena

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
"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
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1960
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionStep-child adoption onlyLegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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