Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya

Equality Index ?
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
18 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
27% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
9% Favor
90% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
24% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
27% Yes
64% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
8% Yes
90% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian 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 IssuesState-enforced
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2022
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1941
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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