Compare LGBT Rights in Samoa

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2007
Equal age of consentEqual
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