Compare LGBT Rights in Samoa & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
38 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
38 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
63 / 100
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2007
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2001
Full DetailsFull Details

Full details about each issue can be found on each region's page. Data missing from the above chart? You can help! Sign up or log in to contribute information to Equaldex!

Share This Comparison