Compare LGBT Rights in Namibia

Equality Index ?
58 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
55% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
54% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Same-sex marriageAmbiguous
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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