Compare LGBT Rights in Samoa & Tuvalu

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
40 / 100
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2017
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryN/AN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2007
Ambiguous
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
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