Compare LGBT Rights in Madagascar & Somalia

Equality Index ?
38 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
12% Tolerate
88% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
9% Good place
86% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1972
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipN/A
Right to change legal genderUnknownIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalUnequal
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