Compare LGBT Rights in Lesotho & South Africa

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
32% support
61% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2006
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2010
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2012
Illegal
Since 1996
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1996
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2012
Equal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2014
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Since 2011
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