Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
17 / 100
74 / 100
Legal Index ?
18 / 100
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
61 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
27% Good Place
0%
81% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
9% Favor
90% Oppose
73% Favor
23% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
13% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
19% Not much/not at all
64% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
40% Strongly/somewhat agree
40% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
62% Justifiable
13% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
24% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
95% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
82% Support
7% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
72% Agree
19% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
62% Agree
15% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
14% Yes
83% No
86% Yes
11% No
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
49% Yes
30% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
8% Yes
90% No
76% Yes
18% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
83% Not a good place
77% Good place
11% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
32% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
83% Did not mention homosexuals
17% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
27% Justifiable
32% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2022
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2022
Varies by Region
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Legal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1941
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2001
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