Compare LGBT Rights in Libya & Sudan

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
17% Yes
83% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
14% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1953
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2020
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1953
Not legal
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderUnknownAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1956
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1956
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1956
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1953
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Unknown
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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