Compare LGBT Rights in Madagascar

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
47 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
23 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
27% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
12% Tolerate
88% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
9% Good place
86% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
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