Compare LGBT Rights in Lesotho

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
30 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
33% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
16% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2012
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1966
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2012
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