Compare LGBT Rights in Nigeria & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
5 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
2 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
9 / 100
61 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1916
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2014
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1992
Legal, but banned for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedParental approval required
Since 1989
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2001
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