Compare LGBT Rights in Somalia & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
2 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
2 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
62 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1975
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesOther punishment
Since 1964
No censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal, but banned for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1960
Not legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownParental approval required
Since 1989
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2001
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