Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya

Equality Index ?
25 / 100
Public Opinion
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
14% Yes
83% No
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
14% Tolerate
84% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
8% Yes
90% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
83% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1930
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/A
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