Compare LGBT Rights in Morocco

Equality Index ?
11 / 100
Legal Index ?
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
21% Yes
79% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
16% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
15% Tolerate
78% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
31% Yes
46% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
15% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
7% Did not mention homosexuals
93% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1962
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2005
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/A
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