Compare LGBT Rights in Tunisia

Equality Index ?
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
12 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
1% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
40% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
9% Yes
72% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
7% Yes
93% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
19% Tolerate
63% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
18% Yes
62% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
62% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1913
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1957
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1957
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 1957
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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