Compare LGBT Rights in Uganda

Equality Index ?
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
2 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
26 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
35% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
4% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1904
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1904
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsUnknown
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 2021
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