Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya & Zambia

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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
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
"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
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1931
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Not legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
No protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1930
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2005
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