Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya & Malawi

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Public Opinion
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
14% Yes
83% No
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
14% Tolerate
84% Not tolerate
6% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
8% Yes
90% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
83% Not a good place
3% Good place
96% Not a good place
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1930
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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