Compare LGBT Rights in Samoa & Tuvalu

Equality Index ?
39 / 100
24 / 100
Legal Index ?
39 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough dataNot enough data
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2017
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation only
Since 2017
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
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualAmbiguous
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