Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya & Somalia

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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
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
"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
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipN/A
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
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 militaryIllegalUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
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