Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya & Rwanda

Equality Index ?
17 / 100
29 / 100
Legal Index ?
18 / 100
50 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
27% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
9% Favor
90% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
24% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(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
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
27% Yes
64% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
98% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
12% Did not mention homosexuals
88% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
8% Yes
90% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
83% Not a good place
6% Good place
90% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
37% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Legal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Not legal
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2022
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2022
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2022
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Ambiguous
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1941
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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