• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (other penalty)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Military
    ✔ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Angola

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Current status
(since Sep 16, 1886)
Illegal (other penalty)
Penalty unknown
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Sep 16, 1886–Mar 8, 2017
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
two months to two years in prison
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Same-sex marriage in Angola

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Current status
(since Sep 16, 1886)
Not legal
As homosexuality is illegal, same sex union is by default illegal
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Right to change legal gender in Angola

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Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
Requires sterilization
Sources:
transrespect.org
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Same-sex adoption in Angola

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions there. more open minded there.
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LGBT discrimination in Angola

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Current status
(since Feb 21, 2013)
Illegal
A penal code change in 2013 made it illegal to discriminate according to sexual orientation and identity.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Angola

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2015)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
under the change of the Criminal Code.
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Angola

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2015)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the change of the Angolan Criminal Code.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2015)
Sexual orientation only
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Angola

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Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Angola

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Current status
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Angola

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Angola

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Current status
Ambiguous
No information on laws regarding this.
Sources:
No
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