Compare LGBT Rights in Kenya & Zambia

Equality Index ?
17 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
18 / 100
25 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
27% Good Place
0%
6% 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
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
4% Tolerate
95% 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
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
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1902
Not legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2022
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1930
Ambiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2002
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1941
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2005
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