Compare LGBT Rights in Sudan & Western Sahara

Equality Index ?
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Legal Index ?
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Public Opinion Index ?
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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
17% Yes
83% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
14% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
29% Yes
43% No
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2020
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1975
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1956
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1956
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1956
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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