Compare LGBT Rights in Lesotho & Namibia

Equality Index ?
39 / 100
55 / 100
Legal Index ?
49 / 100
64 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
28 / 100
46 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1966
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1994
Legal
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2012
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2012
Equal
Since 2024
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