Compare LGBT Rights in Lesotho & Namibia

Equality Index ?
44 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
16% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
55% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
54% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2012
Male illegal, female legal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1966
Ambiguous
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2012
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2012
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2012
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1966
Ambiguous
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2012
Equal
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