Compare LGBT Rights in Sierra Leone

Equality Index ?
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
26 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
6% Tolerate
90% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
7% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
8% Good place
80% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1861
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1861
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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