Compare LGBT Rights in Nigeria & Saint Helena

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
98 / 100
Legal Index ?
6 / 100
98 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
5% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
2% Favor
97% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
2% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
11% Did not mention homosexuals
89% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Agree
86% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
7% Yes
91% No
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
16% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
18% Yes
69% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
2% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
1% Yes
98% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
2% Justifiable
91% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
10% Did not mention homosexuals
90% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
3% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (other penalty)
Since 1916
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2014
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (3-month deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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