Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya & Uganda

Equality Index ?
17 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
18 / 100
2 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
26 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
27% Good Place
0%
35% Good Place
0%
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
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
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
4% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
83% Not a good place
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Not legal
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2022
Ambiguous
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1904
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
No protections
Since 1904
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1941
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Unknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2021
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