Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya & Somalia

Equality Index ?
17 / 100
7 / 100
Legal Index ?
18 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
Not enough data
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
"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
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Illegal (other penalty)
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedN/A
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2022
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
Since 1960
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1941
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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