Compare LGBT Rights in Nigeria

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
5% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
2% Favor
97% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
2% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
89% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Agree
86% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
7% Yes
91% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
16% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
18% Yes
69% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
2% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
1% Yes
98% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
2% Justifiable
91% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
10% Did not mention homosexuals
90% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
3% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (other penalty)
Since 1916
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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