Compare LGBT Rights in Lesotho

Equality Index ?
44 / 100
Public Opinion
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
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
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 militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2012
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